With that in mind, this little bit of INSIDE INFORMATION is offered.
EVERY CLAIM HAS:
The claim process looks like this (considering the three above items)
Here is the extremely valuable information ! When you're negotiating with the insurance company to settle your claim, remember while making you happy is important to them, passing the eventual audit is more important. A badly documented or poorly calculated claim can cost the insurance company -- MANY MORE DOLLARS than giving you a couple hundred extra for your bent fender.
Generally, the adjuster does not personally care how much they pay to settle the claim. Let me say that again.
I say generally because you will occasionally run into that young buck, fresh out of 'ADJUSTER SCHOOL" who wants to save the world and treats the insurance company money like his own. THAT'S a discussion for another day. They're paid employees with families, bills, problems, vacation plans, and a host of other issues just like you and I face everyday.
The claim adjuster doesn't really care what he pays to settle the claim.
The claim adjuster wants to get the file closed as much as you do.
As long as he can document the amount paid, he'll write the check now and be done with it.
Whatever assistance you can offer to document a better value for your claim, the faster you'll get paid.
The more you're willing to work WITH the claim adjuster to properly document their file to justify higher payments, the more you'll get paid for your claim.
Contact me if I can help you in any way.
After all..... it's what I do.
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