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Proof of Loss as a Tool to Resolve Disputed Property Claims

First Party Property losses such as stolen construction tools and equipment, should be a straight forward claim. You send in documents to support the value of your claim, and then you expect to be paid by your property insurer. Typically, the claim is paid but sometimes things get derailed. Your property insurer may dispute the …

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Increasing Cost of Automobile Claims – Automobile Black Boxes and Economic Damages

California auto insurance rates are going up due to the escalating cost of claims. On average, insurers are paying out $1.14 for every $1.00 of premium they collect. Increased traffic on roadways, distracted drivers, escalating medical costs, rising repair costs, and finally, economic damages from severe auto injuries, are the reasons for these increased claim …

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Claim Reserving

Claim reserving is an art form coupled with an educated guess of the most probable outcome for any given claim. Reserves are set by insurance adjusters. For large and more complex claims, a claims manager or vice president will approve the final reserve. Download the Article

Preparing for an Insurance Audit

Most general liability and workers’ compensation insurance policies are issued on an auditable basis. At expiration, insurers will use in-house or independent auditors to review your records, adjusting your premiums to actual exposures. Audits are typically conducted 60-120 days following your insurance policy expiration. The auditor will make an appointment to visit your office and …

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