How Can I Learn More About Negotiating with my Insurance Company?
One of the best ways to become skilled in negotiating with an insurance company is by talking to the experts – Four Corners attorneys and public adjusters. Experienced lawyers deal with insurance providers on a regular basis, and are intimately familiar with lowball tactics, as well as what is a fair amount settle for.
Consult with an Four Corners insurance bad faith attorney about ways you can negotiate with an adjustor to get the best settlement offer. Or, if you don’t feel comfortable negotiating on your own, consider hiring legal representation to intercede on your behalf to make sure you get the compensation you deserve.
The Best Commercial Property Insurance in Texas
Getting Full Claims Settlement - Recovering Withheld Depreciation
Loss Recovery and Building Code Changes
After a natural catastrophe, you've likely sustained large and severe property losses. What often comes as an "aftershock" to the catastrophe, are the higher costs to rebuild according to the latest building codes...WHICH ARE
NOT COVERED UNLESS... you purchased an Endorsement to your policy called either:
- "Increased Cost of Construction" (with NFIP & Flood policies) OR
- "Ordinance or Law" (possibly with your TWIA policy, and definitely) with your Homeowner policy
It will just be your "tough luck" if you don't have this Endorsement. And, Heaven forbid that your Structure is damaged (according to an estimate to be made by your Building Department) more than 50% of its "assessed value". Then, you will need to bring the entire Structure "up to current code"; and your Insurance Company will not pay you for required code change expenses...
UNLESS YOU BOUGHT one of those Endorsements, which would cover this expense.... up to the percentage of the Structure limit with the Endorsement that you purchased.
With NFIP and Flood policies, you are only able to purchase a maximum of $30,000.00, NO MATTER WHAT YOUR Structure limit actually is. This Endorsement (with other than NFIP and Flood policies.
One of the more common subsidiary's of the wider 'Liability Insurance', Public Liability Insurance, whilst not a compulsory business insurance, can be a lifeline for any working company or individual should something an incident occur with a member of the public.
What is it and why is it needed?
Ideal for any individual or company working with the public, or where the public visit a company's premises, Public Liability Insurance ensures that the company or individual is covered should an accident occur to a member of the public on their premises. Further to this, this insurance also covers any accidents or incidents that may occur when the individual or company is carrying work out on their client's premises.
Including the cost of all legal fees' that may occur, whilst not mandatory, Public Liability Insurance is highly recommended for anyone carrying out work with the public.
It is an insurance that all businesses should have if they have some contact with the public. It's not a compulsory insurance - but it definitely should be.