A Letter From The Insurance Company: Reservation of Rights, Denial of Coverage & Non-Waiver Agreements

Reservation of Rights Letter

Dear policyholder, When dealing with an insurance claim it is common to receive official letters of communication from your insurance company. That communication from insurance companies is regulated by state laws, so these letters can vary between states. Three of the most common letters you might receive during the insurance claim process pertain to a […]

Is Mold Damage Covered By Homeowners Insurance?

Mold Damage Insurance Claim

In some cases, ordinary homeowners insurance will absolutely cover mold. In other cases, mold is not covered under a typical homeowners insurance policy. Find out what you need to know about whether or not homeowners insurance will cover your mold damage problem. Home Insurance Will Only Cover Mold If It Was Caused by a “Covered […]

So, What Are Public Insurance Adjusters?

What Is A Public Adjuster?

Almost everyone knows what an insurance adjuster from an insurance company is. Public insurance adjusters are quite similar in a lot of ways and perform work of adjusting insurance claims, but there is one huge difference : Public Insurance Adjusters are professional insurance specialists that work for the insured policyholder, not the insurance company.

How Does Filing A Homeowners Insurance Claim Affect Insurance Policy Rates?

Filing An Insurance Claim Form

If your home has suffered from a fire, theft, hail, flood, wind, or storm damage, then it may be in your best interest to file an insurance claim. However, you may also be worried about how it’s going to affect your insurance policy going forward. How does filing a claim affect your insurance policy? Today, […]

Important Things You Need to Know About Roof Hail Damage Insurance Claims

In states like Texas and Colorado, it’s not uncommon to get hail the size of golf balls or larger, which can lead to plenty of hail-related insurance claims. These large hailstorms, that cause thousands of insurance claims in an area, can make the insurance claim process and assessment complicated and lengthy, as insurance companies and […]

Homeowners Insurance Claim – Can I Do the Work Myself and Pocket the Difference?

DIY Home Repairs for Claims

If you recently received a payout from your homeowner’s insurance company, then you may be wondering if you need to use a third party repair company. Are you allowed to complete home repairs yourself? Can you charge the insurance company for your own labor? Are you allowed to pocket extra money left over from your […]

What is Recoverable Depreciation on an Insurance Claim?

Understanding Your Insurance Policy Contract

Recoverable depreciation is an important concept in the insurance industry. If you’re in the process of making an insurance claim, then it’s important you understand how recoverable depreciation works. You may already know about depreciation. Depreciation is the method of allocating the cost of an asset over the course of its useful lifetime. When you […]

Secrets Revealed: Things Your Insurance Company Doesn’t Want You to Know

Insurance Company Secrets Revealed

The average insurance policyholder has limited experience dealing with insurance companies. Most policyholders, for example, have never had to make a major claim. Insurance companies often take advantage of this fact. They do things that don’t catch the attention of a naïve policyholder. Today, we’re revealing some of the biggest secrets your insurance company doesn’t […]

Public Adjusters Vs Independent Adjusters: What’s the Difference?

Public Adjuster & Independent Adjuster

There are public adjusters and there are independent adjusters. What’s the difference between the two professionals? Is there a difference between a public adjuster and an independent adjuster? Today, we’re explaining everything you need to know about the difference between the two. Independent Adjusters Work for the Insurance Company Many people think independent adjusters and […]

The Guide To Smoke And Fire Damage Insurance Claims

Fire and Smoke Damage Insurance Claims

A house fire is a devastating experience. When trying to cope with this horrible loss and property damage, people often have difficulty thinking clearly and dealing with the complexities of insurance companies along with the paperwork involved with filing insurance claims. Getting adequate compensation for your damaged property after a fire isn’t always straightforward. That […]