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When Disaster Strikes: The Power of Public Adjusters
There are many ways a property owner can lose it, through fires, floods, theft, or some other form of disaster. This will leave any property owner broke and in shock. Once the shock subsides, the property owner will then contact the insurance company to see what parts of the loss they shall cover. This is when the finer details of their insurance cover come into play, something few of them knows well. An insurance company typically will not take the claim as presented. They will send over claim adjustors to look at the nature of the damage. What they report back to the insurance company will guide the terms of the settlement. They may even say the claim has no basis. A public insurance adjuster will do the same, but this time, for you.
They are trained professionals whose job is to represent your interests when dealing with the insurance company as they handle your claim. They shall also assess the nature of the loss, only they have your interests at heart. Their assessment is thorough, as is their detailed claims settlement report. They root for the policyholder, not the insurance company, and will ensure they get their dues form the insurers.
They shall handle the details of the claim. They will look at the details of the cover, to know where you can expect any compensation. They will then look at the damage that has occurred and place a fair value on it. They will then approach the insurance company. There shall then be negotiations amongst all adjusters form both sides. They will then agree on a certain amount as compensation.
You will need them around when you suffer a loss. Such a loss usually derails any focus you may have or need to handle such negotiations. A public adjuster will know what to do in such circumstances, on account of their experience. Their job is to make sure even though you are not fit to do so, your side of the negotiation is handled well and professionally. They get paid a percentage of the settled upon amounts as the claim. Since you are tied together this way, hey shall strive to ensure you are successful.
You are better off calling them in when you experience such a loss. The insurance company will make sure it has its representatives on the ground when they learn of your loss. Any part of their interrogation you fails to live up to their expectations means that they shall have found a reason to doubt what you have to say, and thus not recommend the full settlement. This will be a huge loss for you. You can manage this by having your adjustor present.
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