PUBLIC INSURANCE ADJUSTERS
In cases of catastrophic events such as hurricanes or other types of natural disasters, it is advisable that you hire a Public Insurance Adjuster to help you with filing your claim to the insurance company. Public Insurance Adjusters work for you and not for the insurance company, and together with a competent attorney, they will be able to help you win your case and get a fair settlement. It’s interesting that not many people are aware of the role of a Public Insurance Adjuster in a property damage claim, but we can assure you that you can only benefit from it.
Cases that Public Insurance Adjuster in the US tackle include property damage from a hurricane, as well as damage from fire, wind, theft, flooding, and vandalism. Basically, the Public Insurance Adjuster acts as your representative in front of the insurance company and will handle all the necessary paperwork that you would otherwise have to do on your own. His or her task is to file the claim to your insurance company, prepare a written repair evaluation, and ultimately mediate and negotiate the payout fee on your behalf.
As a Law Firm that has a lot of experience in managing property damage claims, our recommendation is to contact a Public Insurance Adjuster before you call the insurance company. This will save you valuable time and money while increasing your prospects for success. If your property has suffered a loss that is evaluated at more than $10,000, you shouldn’t hesitate to call a Public Insurance Adjuster. Certain cases are more severe than others, but they have years of experience in dealing with insurance companies and will be their worthy opponents.
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
Another important thing is to know how much Public Insurance Adjusters charges their clients. Depending on the value of the claim, they can ask from 10% to 15% of the final amount you get from the insurance company, and they are usually paid once the claim is settled. In some cases, the amount you have to pay to the Public Insurance Adjuster is set by the state Insurance department in agreement with the Insurance Information Institute. The bigger the values of the claim, the higher the percentage will the Public Insurance Adjuster take.
Finally, it’s paramount that you hire someone who has a lot of experience and skill as a Public Insurance Adjuster and has been recommended by someone you know or by the National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters. You can always consult your Property Damage attorney for advice on this and revise the qualifications of each Public Insurance Adjuster recommended to you.
Certain Public Insurance Adjusters are known to have deceived people by taking high payments and leaving the clients before the claim is even settled. To avoid this, be smart when deciding and always listen to those who already have some experience in hiring Public Insurance Adjusters.