Dealing with flood, fire or other serious damage to a home can be an extremely stressful experience, as owners attempt to secure precious belongings, protect their home against further damage and document their loss for insurance purposes.
of advice come from nearly every angle, as everyone from friends, family and
neighbors to insurance company adjusters to lawyers and contractors offer
recommendations. But who can the homeowner trust, and whose advice should they
Many insured policyholders don’t
realize that they are responsible for documenting and proving their claim
in the event of a loss, and that moving too quickly with repairs can often keep
them from receiving the compensation they deserve.
Bauman: Rely on licensed public insurance adjusters only
December 6, 2009