Started June 2, 2016
Fire And Smoke Damage Claims
We are Fire and Smoke Damage Claims Experts
Will My Insurance Policy Cover My Fire and Smoke Damage Loss?
Have you recently experienced Fire and smoke damage to your home or business? Most people are under the impression that their insurance policy will cover fire damage but Fire insurance coverage varies from insurance policy to insurance policy. The wording in your policy will dictate what you are specifically entitled to. Do not get rid of any personal property before your public adjuster has seen each individual item. Even though most of your personal property will not be salvageable, presenting them to the insurance company’s claims adjuster will help bolster your claim. In most cases, getting rid of the items prematurely can provide the grounds to deny payment for those items.
Condo Or Apartment Complex Fire Damage
Fire and smoke insurance claims can be problematic for condo owners. If you are a condominium owner, the homeowner’s association might be splitting the responsibilities and coverage. If this is the case, a full review of your existing insurance policy will show you what is covered. However, if you are the owner of an apartment complex that was damaged by a fire, you may have certain contractual obligations to your tenants. The public adjusters at American Claims Ensurance have spent decades working with many insurance companies, and we can help you negotiate with your current insurance provider.
Don’t Wait To File Your Fire & Smoke Damage Claim!
American Claims Ensurance suggests contacting a public adjuster before you speak with your insurance company. When talking with your insurance company, be ready to provide the details of the fire and smoke damage incident, including the date of the loss, location of the fire damage, list of damaged items, and condition of your home. The fire insurance claims process is lengthy and tedious, therefore, it is important to retain a public adjuster to handle your claim form the onset. Even if you remain in contact with your insurance provider, you may still need to take on some initial expenses yourself.
The expenses you may incur after a fire and smoke damage claim can consist of boarding up the building and the cost of living in temporary housing or temporary relocating your business to another address. Therefore, it’s extremely important to contact us when the fire occurs, we will minimize your out of pocket expense and request funds from your insurance company to maintain your lifestyle or keep your business running throughout the claims process.
American Claims Ensurance | Fire and Smoke Damage Claims | Philadelphia, PA