Learn the top tips for maximizing your residential insurance claim.
1.) Take Charge
Take charge of the claim process.
2.) You're Not On Equal Ground
Understand that you're not on equal ground when you're dealing with insurance claims.
3.) Know The True Relationship Between You And The Insurance Company
Always think of your insurance claim as a business exchange - you are dealing with a for-profit company.
4.) The Insurance Company Is Not Your Friend
Allow your insurance company time to do the right thing, but don't mistake a hospitable representative for a friend.
5.) Keep Your Documentation
Keep documentation to support your claim with proof, estimates and plenty of details.
6.) Have Your Requests In Writing
Be prepared with requests in writing that explain exactly what you need, when you will need it, and why you're entitled to receiving it.
7.) Never Exaggerate
Never inflate or exaggerate your claim.
8.) Don't Sign Until You've Consulted An Attorney
Abstain from signing legal documents until you have consulted with a qualified attorney.
9.) Leave A Paper Trail
Leave a paper trail. Try to resolve issues informally, but submit all complaints in writing. Travel up the chain of command and/or use government agency help if necessary.
10.) Get Help From Specialists
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