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How a Public Adjuster in Florida Can Help in the Wake of Hurricane Irma

Public Adjuster for Hurricane Damage in Florida

As we write this, Hurricane Irma was on its way to the United States, bringing with it monstrous 200 mph winds.

As a hurricane damage public adjuster who works in Florida, it’s something we’re watching very closely.

Only four other Category 5 hurricanes in history have reached U.S. shores, and only one Atlantic storm – Hurricane Allen in 1980 – had winds that were higher. Irma is so strong, USA Today reported, that it’s showing up on machinery used to measure earthquakes.

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How Can a Public Adjuster Help with Theft & Vandalism?

Vandalism & Theft Claim Public Adjuster

There are few incidents in the life of a homeowner or business owner that are more traumatic than theft and vandalism.

Just imagine: You return home after a long and trying day at work–or perhaps you arrive at your business early one morning, ready to start the day–and you notice right away that you’ve been robbed. Maybe your door has been kicked in or broken open. Maybe your plate glass windows have been smashed with bricks.

Whatever the scenario, it’s likely to lead to feelings of fear, anger, and vulnerability. But at the very least, those of you who’ve purchased theft and vandalism coverage from your insurance company will be able to get your damages repaired and your stolen items replaced. Right?

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What is a Public Adjuster & How Can They Help Me?

Public Adjuster in PA, NJ & FLIf you’re like most people, you may have heard of public adjusters, but might not fully understand what they do.

These professionals advocate on behalf of insurance policy holders during reimbursement negotiations.

Plenty of people are completely unaware of the nuances of their rights in the context of reimbursement for insurance. A public adjuster is here to help ensure policy holders are reimbursed exactly as they should be.

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How a Public Adjuster Can Help with Fire Damage in Florida

Florida Public Adjuster for Fire DamageIt’s been a bad year for wildfires in Florida.

As of mid-May, the state had lost 170,000 acres to fires, according to Florida’s agriculture commissioner. There were more than 2,100 reported fires, the result of drought conditions.

If you’ve been the victim of one of these fires, a public adjuster can work with you to help recover some of what you’ve lost.

Read on to see how a fire public adjuster in Florida can help you.

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Using a Public Adjuster to Avoid Insurance Claim Denial

Public Adjuster Claims AssistanceIt’s something we see all too often in our line of work: Someone has had a claim denied by their insurance company, and they come seek out a public adjuster for help.

Unfortunately, there’s not much we can do for people after a claim is rejected. But a licensed public adjuster can play an important role when they become involved early in the process.

Read on to learn how using a public adjuster can help you avoid claim denial.

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After Hurricane Matthew: Filing Your Insurance Claim

FL Hurricane Damage Insurance ClaimWe’re writing this in the midst of hurricane season, which means dealing with hurricane damage insurance claims. It’s been a few weeks since Hurricane Matthew hammered the Caribbean and the Florida coast.

When you own a home in an area where hurricanes occur, it’s important to understand what home insurance policies typically cover in the event of a major storm like Matthew.

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The Benefits of Hiring a Licensed Public Adjuster

Licensed Public Insurance Adjuster BenefitsWhen you’ve suffered property damage, you’re not required to simply assume that the insurance company is providing you with adequate compensation for the loss. You’re well within your rights to hire a licensed public adjuster. In fact, when all is said and done, you’ll be glad you did.

One of the biggest challenges most owners face when looking at their destroyed property is being so overwhelmed by the destruction, they’re unable to fully process the magnitude of the loss.

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Flooding in Louisiana

Flooding in Louisiana August 2016In the summer of 2005, the world watched in shock and horror as Hurricane Katrina flooded the city of New Orleans.

Eleven years later, and the people of Louisiana are dealing with more flooding, a disaster which the Red Cross says is the worst since Superstorm Sandy in 2012.

The Red Cross expects the relief effort to take several months, with flood damage affecting tens of thousands of homes and businesses.

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Filing a Falling Object Damage Insurance Claim

Storm DamageNo matter how well you take care of your home, accidents can still happen.

You might have a fire. Your basement might flood. And sometimes, something might just fall out of the sky. It might be something as exotic as a meteor or a jet engine, or as everyday as a tree limb.

But no matter what happens, it’s important to know what falling object damage means in terms of your homeowner’s insurance.

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