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Public Adjusters for Flood Damage

If your organization or community suffers a flood to any of its facilities, the damage can be devastating. Your recovery can depend on how you assess and report the damage. Our team of experts helps you obtain the maximum claim recovery so you can get back on your feet sooner.

According to the National Weather Service, on average, flooding causes more than $3.5 billion per year in total flood insurance claims.

Floods can arrive instantly, pouring into homes and buildings with contaminants picked up along the way. Even if you are not in a floodplain, your facilities are vulnerable. The types of damage can vary, as well as their severity. As you deal with the chaotic aftermath, you will now also have to secure the funds for recovery. Will it come from insurance? Will it be enough? How will you know?

Our public adjusters have expertly managed claims for every type of disaster at the regional, state, and national levels. 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 sooner.

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What To Focus On After Flood Damage

Make sure you fully understand the meaning of each of the following before you move forward. Feel free to reach out to us for a no-cost discussion about your claim.
  • 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 our 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?

Property Damage Losses Government & Non-Profits Claims Recovery Process

Property Damage
Time Element
Life & Safety Issues
Mitigation of Damages
Establish A Preliminary Recovery Plan
Evaluation of Coverages
Valuation Of Damages, Claim Preparation, and Documentation
Negotiations & Settlement
Restoration Of Property & Operations

How Our Public Adjusters Help You

  • Evaluate Icon Evaluate Fully reviewing your insurance coverage.
  • Strategy Icon Strategy Developing a claim management strategy.
  • Compliance Icon Compliance Determining policy compliance issues.
  • Valuations Icon Valuations Completing detailed valuations of building, equipment and inventory losses.
  • Interruption Icon Interruption Formulating business interruption models.
  • Itemization Icon Itemization Presenting and supporting an itemized claim package to your insurer.
  • Negotiation Icon Negotiation Negotiating on your behalf with your insurance company.
  • Communication Icon Communication Keeping you informed every step of the way.
  • Settlement Icon 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

    Client References

    Testimonials

    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.
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    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!
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    Lowell Lancaster
  • Case Studies

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