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What is a good public adjuster? How do you qualify a good public insurance adjuster from a bad one?

Searching for public adjusters near me? A public adjuster is an independent insurance professional that a policyholder may hire to help settle an insurance claim on his or her behalf. How do you know a good public insurance adjuster versus a bad one? This podcast gives some qualification questions that every policyholder should ask a public insurance adjuster before hiring them to represent you in settling your property damage insurance claim. Many policyholders don’t know about public adjusters. Assuming your insurance company will settle your claim fairly and promptly on your behalf can result in financial disaster. Policyholders seeking professional, licensed representation to handle their property damage insurance claim following a hail storm, hurricane, fire, or other disaster researching “what is a public adjuster”, may come across an overwhelming amount of information. Finding and hiring an expert public adjuster near you who is trustworthy, credible, and experienced can be a challenge. Understanding what a public adjuster does and if you should hire one can depend on several variables including the state your property is located, deductible, amount of damage, when the damage occurred, and whether your insurer has wrongfully denied your claim or acted in bad faith. If you hire a public adjuster, the sooner in the claim process, the better.

Bonus question: Have you ever worked directly or indirectly for an insurer while licensed as a public adjuster? We exclusively represent policyholders so you know there’s never any conflict of interest.

Not all, but may bad faith Insurance companies intentionally delay, deny and underpay claims.  Of course, these tactics are improper, unethical, and immoral but in a pathetic attempt to gin up business for their defense law firm, a recent blog post targeting bad faith insurance companies outlines the benefits of purposely delaying insurance claims as an “effective legal strategy.”

That’s right! Insurance company defense law firms are promoting how insurers benefit by intentionally delaying claim payments to help themselves!

This shocking admission unscrupulously suggests weaponizing insurance companies to put pressure on policyholders and force them to settle for an amount favorable for the insurer. The blog post was removed from the law firm’s website after they were contacted by the Dallas Morning News. We see these tactics daily but have never seen a statement like this.  Read>>   Insurer’s Benefit by Delaying Claims

In our years of experience settling large and complex property damage insurance claims, we’ve come across several insurers who deploy delay schemes to frustrate and wear down policyholders. This blog post shows just how egregious, unconscionable and low some insurers and their legal representatives will stoop.

“Absolutely astounding,” was the reaction of J. Robert Hunter, retired Texas Department of Insurance commissioner. “We knew many insurers operate this way, but I’ve never seen the strategy admitted like this.”

Risk Management just keeps getting more challenging for real estate owners. Insurance premiums and deductibles are skyrocketing. Policy benefits are being diluted and the Texas Supreme Court characterizes the claims process as “adversarial.”  We encourage Policyholders who don’t want to be the victim of wrongful delay, deny, and defend schemes to consider our track record for settling claims fairly and promptly. Holding insurers accountable, properly documenting claims, and successfully avoiding unnecessary litigation is the best path to indemnification.

If you’re dealing with a property damage insurance claim, please do not wait for delays or underpayments. Contact us at the beginning. If you have an open claim that is delayed or underpaid, you’re not alone, we can step in at any time during the claims process to help you get the settlement you deserve.

Insurance Companies Have Experts Working For Them,  You Should Too! ™

Tuesday Night’s Storm Caused 1 Tornado & Tennis Ball Sized Hail

Colorado was hit with a storm so intense it caused high winds, large hail, and even a tornado in Lincoln County. The storm began to unfold just before midnight on Tuesday evening when the National Weather Service issued its first warning that storms were possible for eastern Colorado.

In a terrible turn of events, Colorado is being hit by storms from the East. Damaging winds, hail and even a tornado have been reported in Lincoln County. In response to this threat, officials are urging people to take shelter immediately and stay away from windows if possible. The National Weather Service has advised that these storms should dissipate overnight but they will likely continue moving through Colorado on Wednesday morning.

This blog post discusses the effects of damaging storms that have reached Denver, Colorado. This storm caused high winds, large hail, and even a tornado in Lincoln County. It is important for people to be aware of these events so they can take any necessary precautions to protect themselves.

The storm has passed, now what?

The first thing you need to do is to check your property for any potential hail and wind damage. This could include; damage to trees, landscaping, broken windows

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Photo Credit: Matt Minnillo

or siding, dents in gutters, downspouts and air conditioning units as well as missing shingles and any indentations in roof materials. While you’re checking out your property, it’s essential that you take pictures of all damages.

During this time, it’s also important to contact your insurer or insurance agent and put them on notice that you intend to file an insurance claim.

Did your property suffer damage from Tuesday’s storm? Act fast and CONTACT US now for a Complimentary Hail Report!

To see the full list of the severe weather reports, click HERE.

Georgetown Texas Residents – Don’t Wait! Now’s The Time to Submit Your Hail Damage Claim!

Early Thursday morning the residents of Georgetown Texas woke up and began to assess the damage from what will likely be one of the most costly hail storms in Georgetown’s history.

Hail from egg-sized to the size of tennis balls pummeled the city, especially the NW portions close to Serenada and Sun City. It was even confirmed by The National Weather Service that baseball-sized hail was produced by the storm. That’s hail that reaches 2.75 inches in diameter.

Photo Courtesy of Madelyn Young Ereckson

The baseball-sized hail was produced by an 81 mph updraft wind, and fell into roofs and cars at estimated speeds of 50-60 miles per hour. To produce updraft winds inside of a thunderstorm that strong, you need tremendous instability in the atmosphere, and strong wind shear to keep the updraft and the downdraft in the thunderstorm separate and self-sustaining.

For more information on the hailstorm, visit THIS ARTICLE, written by Nexstar Media Wire of FOX4.

If your Georgetown home or business suffered hail storm damage, now’s the time to file your hail damage claim! The experts at Insurance Claim Recovery support should be the first people you call when submitting a hail damage claim. Our certified and trusted public insurance adjusters will exclusively represent you and your claim to ensure you’re getting the fair settlement you deserve. The ICRS team will negotiate with your insurance company, and if there isn’t any recovery, you won’t owe a fee. Don’t waste your time and money trying to deal with other unprofessional and unqualified adjusters. Contact the team at Insurance Claim Recovery Support and have peace of mind that your insurance claim is being taken care of.

Hundreds of insurance claims to come after hail storm rips through Georgetown

Did your business or commercial property suffer from hail storm damage? Don’t wait to submit an insurance claim!

GEORGETOWN (KXAN) — A hail storm with stones the size of baseballs ripped through Georgetown Wednesday night. Now, hundreds of people who live there are assessing the hail damage to their homes and vehicles.

The hail hit especially the northwestern portions of Georgetown near Sun City and Serenada. And the National Weather Service used the KXAN photo in this story, which was taken in Georgetown just before 1 a.m., to confirm baseball-sized hail. That’s hail that reaches 2.75 inches in diameter.

KXAN meteorologists say this storm system was an alone severe thunderstorm that erupted late Tuesday night, grew in intensity, unleashed its massive hailstones over Williamson County, and then weakened and disappeared over northern Bastrop County.

Read More Here

https://www.kxan.com/news/local/williamson-county/photos-hail-the-size-of-tennis-balls-pummels-georgetown/


Was your Georgetown Texas home or property impacted by the May 2020 hail storm? If so, give the experts at Insurance Claim Recovery Support a call to handle your hail storm damage insurance claim!

Wild Weather Wednesday: Dixie Chicken roof collapses; viewer photos and videos!

Storms Hit Brazos Valley Homes & Businesses with Wild Weather

Storms rolled through the Brazos Valley Wednesday, bringing strong winds and up to golf-ball-sized hail.

BRAZOS COUNTY, Texas — People living in the Brazos Valley were hit with two rounds of severe weather Wednesday that brought hail, damaging winds, and even a brief tornado warning.

The storms moved through Central Texas first, hitting the Waco and Temple area before pushing through the Brazos Valley. People reported seeing up to golf ball-sized hail in North Bryan. Here at the KAGS station near downtown Bryan, the hail was about ping-pong ball-sized.

This resulted in reports of downed trees and power lines. Some people living in Brazos County and surrounding counties reported power outages and damage to their property; including the collapsing of Dixie Chicken’s roof off of Northgate.


Read More Here

https://www.kagstv.com/article/news/local/wild-weather-severe-storms-bring-hail-and-strong-winds-to-brazos-valley/499-abb280b3-c03c-49e6-b8c0-ab6ddb733f1d

Hundreds of Businesses and Homes Hit With Hail Storm Damage

A Texas city was battered with hail the size of tennis balls this week during a storm being described as the worst of its kind there in nearly three decades.

The hailstorm that passed through San Angelo Thursday rained down chunks of ice large enough to damage everything from the roofs of homes to car windshields, according to KTXS.

“Once the storm formed, it became severe rather quickly,” National Weather Service meteorologist Jim Wingenroth told the San Angelo Standard-Times. “It produced a wide spread of hail across the city. There was a lot of golf ball-sized hail, but got up to tennis ball-sized hail.” The newspaper reported that the storm lasted around three hours Thursday night. It was described as the worst hailstorm to hit the city since 1995.


Read More Here

https://www.foxnews.com/us/texas-city-hit-with-tennis-ball-sized-hail


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Learn how ICRS can help your storm damage claim

We’re happy to help Amistad Bank after the April 11th hail storms. These kinds of storms can cause massive damages to businesses.

A severe thunderstorm with strong wind gusts and softball size hail hammered Del Rio, TX the night of April 11th, causing extensive damage to vehicles, roofs, and windows.

Neighbors throughout the city reported large hailstones, ranging from quarter size to golf ball and even softball size in their properties.

A severe thunderstorm warning issued by the National Weather Service alerted residents of Kinney County, Val Verde County and South Central Texas area of the storm, encouraging everyone to seek shelter immediately.

At 8:30 p.m the storm was located 12 miles east of Del Rio, moving east at 25 mph.

The storm carried a potential of 60-mile an hour wind gusts, the National Weather Service warning said.

After a hailstorm like this, it’s important to take steps to file a successful insurance claim:

  • Check your property for any potential hail and wind damage.
    • Damage to trees, landscaping, and vehicle dents for collateral damage.
    • Broken windows or siding.
    • Dents in gutters, downspouts, and air conditioning units.
    • Missing shingles, indentations in roof materials.
  • Take pictures of all damages.
  • Contact your insurer or insurance agent and put them on notice you intend to file a hail insurance claim.
  • YOU MUST MITIGATE DAMAGES as soon as reasonably possible
  • Keep records of mitigation and clean up expenses.
  • Contact ICRS for a complimentary hail report that provides hailstone size at your location, policy review, and building inspection.