Tampa, FL, December 11, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- The Public Adjusters remind insurance policy holders that the Atlantic hurricane season officially ended on November 30th, marking the sixth consecutive season without a major hurricane making landfall in the US. With the lack of landfall for any major hurricane, the US has a tendency to fall into a state of complacency or “hurricane amnesia” and with this comes a belief that “nothing bad can happen” or “my insurance company will help if a hurricane hits.” Tropical storms like Irene, however, help property owners realize that damage can happen anywhere and they are reminded that their insurance provider is not altruistic. Even as the calendar turns, The Public Adjusters says this is the time for property owners to learn more about their property insurance policies and research the laws governing public adjusters in their state.
The certified public adjusters at The Public Adjusters, with offices throughout Florida and licensed adjusters in eleven states, say it is always in the best interest of an insurance policy holder to understand all facets of their policy, it’s also important to remember that an insurance adjuster assigned by your insurance provider has no allegiance to the policy holder.
In order to better understand your insurance policy, The Public Adjusters suggest policy holders research their policy so they completely understand what their insurance company is responsible for when awarding claims for property damage. It’s important for property owners to protect themselves through the use of knowledge against unscrupulous insurance providers, because the insurance industry will use lack of knowledge against policy owners. Be prepared to show the insurance provider they are wrong.
The Florida public adjusters at The Public Adjusters say the majority of property owners they work with every day are unaware they even have any responsibilities under their insurance policy. Most property owners believe their insurance policies will take care of whatever Mother Nature inflicts, but that’s rarely the case. The burden of proof in the event of property damage is on the property owner, meaning it is imperative for the property owners to walk into the situation with their eyes open. It is never too late to understand more about the insurance industry and contracts.
The Public Adjusters / Insurance Claim Consultants Inc. is a public insurance adjusting firm licensed in 11 states throughout the United States. The firm works exclusively for the policyholder, ensuring maximum settlement amounts are paid based upon the damage and policy provisions unique to each insurance claim. With over two decades of winning experience and more than 10,000 clients served, the Tampa-based firm of public loss adjusters and insurance consultants specialize in loss assessment adjusting for home and business owners that suffer property loss from hurricane damage, tornado damage, fire and smoke damage, water loss damage, sinkholes, flood damage, hidden decay and business interruption claims. Acting as an ally and personal advocate for its clients during the claims process, The Public Adjusters has negotiated hundreds of millions of dollars- including tens of millions in increased settlements- on behalf of property owners and managers. The firm of independent public loss adjusters boasts a 100% success rate in the re-opening of property insurance claims and has obtained settlements higher than 500% of the insurance company’s original offer. Company principle, Ronald Delo, is considered an industry- expert in property insurance lending his voice and expertise to numerous media outlets such as CNN, NBC and ABC, The New York Times and other media outlets to discuss property insurance issues and topics.