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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.

Insurance Subscriber Membership is open to any insurance company, insurance company group or MGA/MGU licensed in any state, territory, or possession of the United States which writes property or casualty insurance.

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

 

For further information contact [email protected]

If you are currently employed by a member insurance company and have questions about your membership, please contact us at [email protected] or 630-724-2212.

Become a PLRB Affiliate Member Now!

Now, more than ever, the success of our industry hinges on the quality of the working relationships 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.

 

What Do You Get?

Service Provider Listing – links insurers to your business

Discounts

  • Conference/Seminar Registration Fees
  • Expos and Sponsorships

Advance Notice of Networking Opportunities

  • Speaking Opportunities at Conferences and Seminars
  • Expo Booth Selection – Sponsorship Availability

Online Reference Materials

  • Weather  Resources – including: historical weather data,  lightning probability forecasts, seismic information, hurricanes, major floods, wildfires, riots, and volcanic eruptions, maps, documents, various forecasts and forecast charts
  • Education – CE/CLE, Distance Learning Modules, Webinars, Podcasts and many other Educational Resources
  • Building Code – Database of state and local building codes from all U.S. municipalities, graphical interface, frequently asked building code questions, i.e. roofing, slip and fall, available online and through BCme app on iOS and Android
  • Frontlines Publication (“In Brief”) summaries of statutes or regulations, news and other legal developments
  • Case Law Summaries – (“In Brief”) summaries of all PLRB property and liability case write-ups
  • Selected State-by-State Surveys
  • Meeting Handouts Materials (Claims Conference and all other PLRB educational events)

E-Newsletter – Weekly Case Law, Catastrophe, Educational News

Industry Voice – Eligible to Participate on PLRB Planning Committees

White Paper Publishing Service – Demonstrate Your Expertise to Insurers

 

Eligibility

The following are eligible for the PLRB Affiliate Member Program:

  • 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, salvors, engineers, accountants, restoration contractors, replacement services, professional appraisers, and attorneys.
 

Affiliate Membership is open to entities such as solo practitioners, partnerships, corporations, or limited liability entities. PLRB is a trade association as apposed to a professional association. Consequently, membership is not offered to individuals, departments or divisions within eligible entities. Partial PLRB membership is not offered.

Franchisors and franchisees may become affiliate members only under limited circumstances.

Financial Discounts and Benefits of PLRB Affiliate Membership

 ParticipationAffiliate MemberNon-MemberMembership Benefit
Claims ConferenceExpo Booths per 10′ x 10′ space$2,875/space$3,250/space$375/space
 Registration$950/person$1,200/person$250/person
 Diamond Plus Sponsor$32,000$33,500$1,500
 Diamond Sponsor$26,000$27,000$1,000
 Platinum Sponsor$10,500$11,500$1,000
 Gold Sponsor$5,500$6,550$1,000
 Extra Booth Staff$200/person$275/person$75/person
 Welcome Reception$100/person$150/person$50/person
     
Regional Adjusters ConferenceExpo Booths per 8′ x 10′ space$1,400/space$1,600/space$200/space
 Registration$550/person$750/person$200/person
 Platinum Sponsor$3,500$4,000$500
 Gold Sponsor$2,200$2,500$300
 Silver Sponsor$1,800$2,000$200
 Extra Booth Staff$200/person$275/person$75/person
     
Large Loss ConferenceRegistration$395/person$575/person$180/person
 Platinum Sponsor$4,500$5,100$600
 Gold Sponsor$2,400$2,700$300

Application Forms

Member Application (standard)

Member Application (franchisor)

 

Dues Calculator

For an approximate calculation of your annual Affiliate Member dues, please visit here.

 

Contact Us

Contact us for more information regarding Affiliate Membership at [email protected]

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

 

 

Benefits Include

  • Concise summaries of Property, Liability, & Auto cases
  • Exposure to the most current cases of significance to the claims industry
  • Insightful PLRB discussions that explain how a court’s opinion fits in with the body of law
  • Unlimited access to 5 decades of PLRB case reviews
  • Discussion of (and access to) other related PLRB case law reviews
  • Free access to most court opinions reviewed by PLRB
  • Weekly notification of the newest cases
  • Approximately 600 cases reviewed a year
  • National focus, covering cases from all 50 states

Who Is Eligible

  • Law firms that provide insurance defense work

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 [email protected]

 

Additional Resources

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