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Property DamagePublic AdjusterHere Are 3 Ways a Public Adjuster Can Help When You’re Dealing With Property Damage

May 21, 2020by crestvpa
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Every year there is some kind of storm or natural disaster that is out of everyone’s control. And while we all try and protect our homes and loved ones the best we can, sometimes the storm overpowers our homes. When this happens you may face some property damage. Whether big or small going through the insurance claim process is still a good idea. After all, you don’t want to pay for something that isn’t your fault and was well beyond your control. With the silver lining that is property insurance, you may be hopeful that the situation will turn out okay. However, insurance companies can sometimes make the claim process difficult to navigate and filled with confusing lingo. 

All of this before the negotiation part begins, which is the true time consumer. Here at Crestview Public Adjusters, we can help you out in more ways than one, making the process as straightforward and simple as it can be.

 

Damage Documentation

The first thing everyone does after a natural disaster is check on their loved ones. After this, the home comes next. You are going to probably do a walk around the home outside to see if anything looks damaged or out of place. You may even take some photos to have the proper documentation. While this is great and all, you may end up walking by some damage without even realizing it. This is where we come in. We will check out the home after you do to ensure you caught everything. Even if you missed something small, it’s still important we note it down as the small problem could become a large one. And if it’s not in the claim then your large problem will not get covered once it becomes large.

 

Filing the Claim

If this is your first time dealing with the insurance company then you may be wondering what the big deal is, why does the claim make everyone so stressed? Simply put – the process can be extremely confusing for someone who does not have a lot of experience with it. The lingo used within the claim tends to be challenging and filled with words and phrases most people don’t use or are completely unfamiliar with. This leads to many people incorrectly filling out their claims. If the claim is not correctly filled out you are at an increased risk of it either being denied or some of your damage not being accounted for. This only adds to the time it takes you to get the help you need.

 

Negotiations and Appeals

Once the claim is completed you can have some peace of mind that you are almost done with the process. This means you are one step closer to having compensation for the damage your property faced. But, you may still hear from the insurance company. They can call at any time with questions about the damages and parts of the claim. The last thing you want to do is talk to the insurance company on the phone and say something that makes you receive less money. But, with a public adjuster, you can rest assured that the negotiating and questions are handled like a pro. Our team can also help you out if you need to appeal a denied claim or if you got underpaid. Our help doesn’t stop after the claim, we see your case out until the very end.

 

 Contact Crestview Public Adjusters Today

If your property has recently suffered from damages that were beyond your control,  then a public adjuster can help you get back on track. Even if you’ve started the claim process already, our team can help you no matter how far in the insurance process you are. To learn more about our services here at Crestview Public Adjusters, give us a call today!

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