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Why Can’t We All Get Along & Be Friends?

I read a recent post where an insurance agent showed hostility toward the public adjusting profession. Offering the same old tired advice that… Many public adjusters are greedy and exploit the policy holder? That policy holders do not want to engage a public adjuster because 99% percent are dishonest. Don’t give away your money to…

What Sets Advocate Claims Public Adjusters Apart from the Rest?

What Sets Advocate Claims Public Adjusters Apart from the Rest?

In 2014, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported 315,300 licensed public adjusters, appraisers, examiners, and investigators in the United States, with roughly 800 practicing public adjusters in the State of Florida. When it comes to understanding what sets Advocate Claims Public Adjusters apart from the rest, it is important to know about the necessary skills…

Advocate Claims Handles Property Insurance Claims for Condominium Associations

Perhaps one of the most appealing aspects of owning a condominium is that, unlike a home, if you own a condo you are not likely to be solely responsible for maintaining its entire condition. So – what are the limits? What is covered by your condo association’s insurance policy? The majority of condominium association’s insurance…

The Practice of Unlicensed Public Adjusting by Contractors

The Practice of Unlicensed Public Adjusting by Contractors

Has your home or commercial property suffered damages, leaving you needing to file an insurance claim? If anyone has told you to hire a contractor to handle the process for you – they are 100% wrong. A contractor cannot handle your insurance claim, nor can they help you settle it. The only people who can…

Advocate Claims is a Highly Rated Public Adjuster in South Florida

A public adjuster is a professional claims handler who advocates for the policyholder rather than the insurance company, which is why public adjusters are so popular to turn to in the unfortunate circumstance that a residence or commercial property gets damaged or pilfered. The most common homeowner’s insurance claims filed in the state of Florida…

40% Consumer Complaints Are Due to Poor Claim Handling

POLICYHOLDERS – DON’T BECOME ANOTHER STATISTIC Half of all consumer complaints are due to poor claim handling by insurers Policyholders are complaining about insurance companies.  Why? Claim handling practices such as Denial of claim Delays Unsatisfactory (settlements) Complaints that are specific to state rules and regulations A whopping 47% of consumer complaints in 2015 according…

What is a Public Insurance Adjuster?

Has your home or building suffered property damages like a natural disaster, robbery, vandalism, or pipe burst? Good thing you already know to call your homeowner’s insurance company – but what else should you do? Is there anyone else you should contact? In the event that you need to file a residential or commercial property…

Can the Insurance Company Treat Me Differently if I Hire a Public Adjuster?

When the unfortunate time comes to file a residential or commercial property insurance claim, a lot of individuals wonder if hiring a professional to help streamline the process will actually hinder them in the eyes of their insurance company. Luckily, this is not typically the case. In fact, that great saying “the squeaky wheel gets…

How to Find the Right Public Adjuster for your Business

If your commercial property gets damaged or destroyed and you file an insurance claim, be prepared to spend a significant amount of time on the claim process. Being patient during the claim process pays you dividends in the long run. “Documenting a claim” consists of listing and describing everything that was damaged or lost, and…

Selecting a Public Adjuster, Part 2

Outline the details of your policy and claim Is the level of your current insurance coverage appropriate for the property? Looking forward, are there any changes to the policy that need to be made? What are the details of my policy? How much coverage is allocated for each affected piece of my claim? What is…