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Joining the Property and Liability Resource Bureau (PLRB) opens the door to a wealth of benefits and opportunities designed to support and empower Property & Casualty insurance professionals. As a PLRB member, your company and all of its employees will gain unlimited access to a comprehensive range of resources, educational programs, networking opportunities, and industry-leading research, empowering insurers to reduce overall claims expenses, enhance operational effectiveness, improve decision-making processes, and ultimately achieve greater success.

Why Become a PLRB Member?

  • Comprehensive Resources: Gain access to a wide range of resources, including legal research and analysis databases, weather/CAT mapping and analytics, building code databases, and industry research, all tailored to the needs of Property & Casualty insurance professionals.
  • Education and Training: Take advantage of our extensive educational programs, including live and online courses, seminars, webinars, and conferences to stay current on the latest trends, regulations, and best practices to enhance your knowledge and skills. Many of our classes and courses provide continuing education credits for adjusters and attorneys.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with industry peers, share insights, and build valuable relationships through our networking events, and regional meetings. Collaborate with fellow professionals and expand your professional network.
  • Efficiency and Productivity: Optimize your productivity, efficiency and outcomes in Property and Liability loss adjusting with the support of our expert resources and services tailored to the needs of claims professionals.

Types of Membership

PLRB offers three types of membership tailored to the diverse needs of organizations in the P&C insurance ecosystem.

Insurer Membership with PLRB is available to any insurance company, insurance company group, or MGA/MGU licensed in any state, territory, or possession of the United States that underwrites property or casualty insurance. As a member, you gain access to a suite of invaluable resources and benefits tailored to enhance your operations and empower your team:

  • Legal Resources: Navigate complex legal issues confidently with access to PLRB’s comprehensive legal case databases and coverage analysis, assisting claims professionals in making well-informed decisions.
  • Weather and Catastrophe Tools: Utilize PLRB’s weather/CAT mapping, power outage reports, and analytics tools to pinpoint weather events linked to specific claims, validate claimed causes of loss, and to strategically allocate resources during natural disasters and catastrophes.
  • Building Codes: Leverage PLRB’s extensive database and interactive tools to accurately assess losses by clarifying relevant building codes, guide restoration and contractor services, and ensure compliance with building codes throughout the claims handling process.
  • Educational Services: Participate in live and online courses, seminars, webinars, and conferences organized by PLRB to remain up-to-date on industry trends and regulations. Many of these events, courses, and classes qualify for adjuster and attorney continuing education (CE and CLE) credits, with PLRB even handling the filing of your credits with regulators.

For a comprehensive description of the benefits available to insurer members, click here. Dues are assessed annually according to the calculation schedules available here. The bylaws governing PLRB membership are here.

For further information or to enquire about your company becoming a member, contact membership@plrb.org

The success of our industry hinges on the partnership between insurers and those who provide the critically needed claims services. We are all in the problem-solving business and our effectiveness is driven by the quality and solidity of those business relationships.


Who’s Eligible?


  • Independent Adjusters or Adjusting Companies, i.e. those providing property or casualty claims adjustment services directly to insurers on an independent contractor basis; and
  • Service Providers who directly assist insurers in the property/casualty claims adjustment process, including but not limited to, salvage companies, engineering firms, accounting firms, restoration companies, replacement services, appraisal companies, and law firms.


What Do You Get?

  • Online Resources: Gain unlimited access at no additional cost to enhance your operations and empower your team;
    • Legal Resources such as case law summaries and state-by-state surveys
    • Weather/CAT mapping and analytics tools to pinpoint weather events linked to specific claims
    • Building Codes to accurately assess losses by clarifying relevant building codes
    • Educational Services to remain current on industry trends and regulations
    • Service Provider Listing: Get connected with insurers through our platform
  • Discounts on conference and webinar registration fees, as well as expos and sponsorships.
  • Speaking Opportunities: Showcase your expertise at conferences and seminars
  • Expo Booth Selection: Secure your spot with sponsorship options
  • Industry Voice: Have a say by participating in PLRB planning committees


Application Forms

Member Application (standard)

Member Application (franchisor)



Dues are assessed annually according to the calculation schedules available here.


Contact Us

For further information contact affiliates@plrb.org

Law firms, providing insurance defense or coverage work, can subscribe to PLRB’s Case Law Subscription and receive insightful brief summaries on the latest Property, Casualty and Auto insurance cases from around the country.


Who’s  Eligible?


Law firms that provide insurance defense work


What Do You Get?


  • Brief summaries of Property, Liability, & Auto cases
  • Access to the latest significant cases in the claims industry
  • Insightful discussions on how court opinions align with legal precedent
  • Unrestricted access to 50 years of PLRB case reviews
  • Discussion and access to related PLRB case law reviews
  • Complimentary access to most reviewed court opinions
  • Weekly updates on new cases
  • Approximately 600 cases reviewed annually
  • National coverage, including cases from all 50 states

Cost of Subscription


$500 for an annual membership (prorated when joining during the calendar year)

Law firm Affiliate members are eligible for a discount off a Case Law subscription


For further information contact membership@plrb.org

Additional Resources

Auto Lines

Property Lines

Liability Lines

Weather / CATs

2024 Claims Conference


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