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Tips for Choosing a Public Adjuster Searching for an adjuster who has experience working on your type of claim, especially someone you are comfortable turning your claim over, is serious matter. Note that you are the client, so don’t let yourself be intimidated industry lingo or hard sell tactics. If you feel uneasy around someone, there’s probably a good explanation. Hence, you should also learn to trust your intuition. Consider a few issues before hiring a public insurance adjuster: First and foremost, don’t hire the first candidate you come across. Their capability to market to you has no bearing on their capability to work with you. Also be sure your public adjuster has substantial experience in his profession. He must belong to a few groups, including the Windstorm Insurance Network (WIND), United Policyholders of America, and National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (NAPIA). Several of these groups have very strict ethical standards that must be followed by all members, and online directories where all members are listed. On top of that, no public adjuster is allowed to promise anything prior to reading your insurance policy and evaluating your loss. Also ensure that the public adjuster you’re considering is licensed in your state. Remember that contractors or restoration companies claiming to be public adjusters, telling you they can handle your claim or negotiate with your insurance provider, are committing a third-degree felony in certain states.
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If you’re considering a particular adjuster, ask for references and make those important calls. In particular, ask for references to clients whose claims were similar to yours. Do your adjuster and insurer deal with each other regularly? The background of your public adjuster as far your insurance carrier knows can substantially influence your claim.
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Another thing you need to be careful with are local contractors and remediators offering to file your claim and fixing the damage. In certain cases, these firms’ contracts will require you turn over your settlement check to them. Or they will not spend enough fixing your property and then keep the rest. In other cases, bills can pile up to an incredibly high amount that insurance company will not pay simply because the policyholder signed the work authorization without the approval of the insurer. As a result, the property will have a construction lien against it. Lastly, steer clear of adjusters who offer to handle your claim in exchange for a small percentage. Certainly, the loss type, size and complexity will have a huge effect on the cost. Reputable adjusters usually charge from 5% to 15%. Anything less is a cause for concern the adjuster will not give your claim enough time or effort or that an adjuster would not be necessary for this particular claim.