Hurricanes can cause massive property damage. The scale of potential damage drives up the price of hurricane deductibles, and in the event of a hurricane, causes a massive influx of hurricane claims. All these factors can make the claims process slow, confusing and overwhelming to policyholders. A trusted public adjuster can ensure that hurricane claim is afforded the attention and detail required for a quick and accurate settlement that helps you resume your day-to-day life as soon as possible.
Call us at 800-572-7914 today or contact us online for help filing your hurricane damage claim. Insurance Claim Consultants has been a loyal and powerful partner for victims of every major tropical storm or hurricane to hit the United States since the early 1990s, including Hurricanes Sandy, Katrina, Andrew, Hugo, Ike, Irma and Opal. Our hurricane adjusters, public adjusters and property damage appraisers routinely win claim settlements that reflect our clients truly deserve based on their insurance policies and the value of damages rather than the first settlement the insurance company offers.
It can take weeks or even months after a major hurricane hits for an independent adjuster from your insurance company to arrive at your property to evaluate your claim. If you’re not yet ready to hire a public adjuster to streamline the process, these hurricane claim tips can help you keep your claim on the right track:
What Ron Says About Hurricane Claims:
“High winds combined with low barometric pressure can create micro-fractures within the building’s external envelope such as in the roof, walls, doors, and windows. Even if no damage is immediately evident, these micro-fractures allow water to penetrate the building’s frame, potentially causing mold growth later on. An experienced public adjuster- and insurance company adjusters- should utilize roofing and infrared technology to properly investigate and document hard to find hurricane damage. ”
An experienced public insurance adjuster has the resources and skills necessary to differentiate and document the different types of damage that tend to accompany hurricane events. Storm surge, wind-driven rain, tornado damage, water damage and flood damage can all occur during a hurricane. In most cases, floods caused by storm surges or overflowing rivers aren’t covered by standard property insurance policies. On the other hand, water damage resulting from high winds, such as rain entering though a damaged window, typically do qualify as hurricane damage.
Improper or incomplete documentation and evaluation of the different types of damage that can result from a hurricane is one of the most common reasons that many hurricane claim settlements are underpaid or unjustly denied. This was the case for thousands of victims of Hurricane Katrina and Ike who had homeowner insurance or business claims. To tackle these issues for our clients, we assembled teams of highly experienced public adjusters, hurricane adjusters, engineers and other claim consultants to properly differentiate and document hurricane damages to provide significantly higher hurricane settlements on our clients’ behalf.
It’s important to know your rights as a policyholder. Always consult with a trusted and experienced public adjuster if you think your hurricane claim is not progressing the way it should, if you’ve received a low settlement or are otherwise unhappy with the actions of your insurance company.
As with most professions, nothing is as valuable as experience. This is especially true when selecting a public adjuster to provide assistance for a hurricane claim, one of the most complex of damage claims. Here are some questions to ask your public adjuster when selecting the right fit for you:
As a policyholder, you have options. Even if your hurricane claim has been delayed, underpaid or denied by your insurance provider, you can still receive a larger hurricane claim settlement.
At Insurance Claim Consultants, we can help you get your claim settlement to where you need it to be. Our services are free of charge if we can’t win you a larger settlement. It’s that simple. Contact us today to get started.
This advertisement is made under the public adjuster licensure of Ronald F. Delo Florida License Number: A065774
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