Public Adjusters for Earthquake Damage
No matter how large or small, an earthquake’s immediate damage can include hidden structural dangers to your property that may go unnoticed.
After an earthquake, as you face the challenges of securing everyone’s safety and protecting the rest of your property, you will now also have to secure the necessary funding for your recovery. This can be a daunting, complicated process as you sort through the damage. Once contacted, your insurance company will send its own team to adjust your claim in a manner that protects their financial exposure. Who’s protecting you? Inadequate reimbursement can become another devastating blow. You can avoid it by having us at your side.
Our public adjusters have expertly managed claims from the biggest earthquakes in the last quarter-century. We are called upon by communities, non-profits, and government organizations for our unique ability to mobilize a top team of professionals who have the unmatched experience and comprehensive understanding of the laws, regulations, and policies involving disaster recovery. This enables us to consistently coordinate and obtain the maximum reimbursement for our clients so that they may recover.
What To Focus On After Earthquake Damage
Why should the county, city, town or district optimize its claim?
Do we have a commitment to taxpayers to recover the most possible?
What if the insurance company engages a building consultant?
What is my agent/broker’s role?
Will my code upgrade coverage address all my code related issues? ADA, fire codes, etc.?
Is there coinsurance in my policy?
Do we need to issue an RFP in order to engage your services?
Who in your county, city, town or district will be involved in making the decision to hire us?
Is your claim a result of an event that may be funded by FEMA? If so, it is your obligation to first maximize your insurance settlement to satisfy FEMA’s eligibility requirements.
Why can’t we do it ourselves?
What emergency facilities are necessary to continue operations?
Can temporary facilities still be used at the end of the claim and be considered permanent? If so, how?
How do existing plans for renovations or enhancements affect my claim?
What building codes and regulations must be considered in the reconstruction?
How do bond cycles affect the full replacement cost holdback provisions of a policy?
How Our Public Adjusters Help You
- Evaluate Fully reviewing your insurance coverage.
- Strategy Developing a claim management strategy.
- Compliance Determining policy compliance issues.
- Valuations Completing detailed valuations of building, equipment and inventory losses.
- Interruption Formulating business interruption models.
- Itemization Presenting and supporting an itemized claim package to your insurer.
- Negotiation Negotiating on your behalf with your insurance company.
- Communication Keeping you informed every step of the way.
- Settlement Ultimately settling the claim for the maximum amount and with less hassle for you.
Government & Non-Profits Our Public Adjusters Have Helped
Client References & Testimonials
- 11805 Mayfield Association
- 13030 Moorpark Homeowners Association
- 1st Choice Pallets
- 3 Day Suit Brokers
- 3-G Video Cassette Corp.
- 3rd Millenium Inc
- 4230 Stansbury Association
- 4455 Hazeltine Homeowners Association
- 49 Square
- 4D Development
- 610 S. Broadway Associates
- 714 Market Street Building
- 7700 Place Apartments
- 945 Elliott
- A & F Engine
- A B I / Accordia of California Insurance
- A Pawn Shop
- A&H Management
- A-1 Embroidery
- A-1 Performance
- A. Morgan Maree, JR. & Associates
- A1 Vacuum Cleaner
- AAA Plating
- Aaron & Deanne Rafferty
You and your team worked closely with my team of professionals that included the contractors, the engineers, the industrial hygienist, the remediation crews and most importantly, the insured (me) and guided us through this complex and at times, frustrating process. You are able to accurately assess the building loss as well as the loss from business interruption...You have efficiently and effectively negotiate on my behalf with the insurance company...The final insurance settlement was more than three times of the initial settlement offer of $500,000. I could not have accomplished this without your help. The best part is that all the insurance benefits were paid up front. Now the construction is completed, I am happy to say that I got almost a new office building, with more than 65% of the interiors and exteriors being re-done.Mimi S. J. Hu, Principal
As you know, I started negotiating with their adjuster on my own after the loss occurred. That was perhaps the worst business decision I have ever made. I finally realized that I needed representation by someone who was an expert in insurance losses. By the time I engaged your services MSI had already had their own consulting engineer look at the building and had recommended a repair plan that was totally unacceptable. It took Adjusters International to undo that plan and negotiate the settlement to which we agreed. Based upon the offer to settle made by MSI before Adjusters International intervened and the one we finally accepted, the final settlement was nearly three times the original offer. Or to put it another way, I received an additional sum of money that was twelve times more than the fees Adjusters International charged me. That was a good investment!Lowell Lancaster
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