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Public Adjusters for Commercial Wildfire Damage

Property claims for wildfire damage can be managed when working together with our public adjusters. As your insurance company arrives with its team, it is important to have professionals on your side to develop a claim strategy to get your business back on its feet sooner.

Our experts move efficiently to evaluate and document the full scope of your damages and negotiate a maximum claim settlement to get you up and running.

If your commercial property is damaged in a wildfire, we understand your initial focus is on protecting your employees, operations, and customers. That alone can be a full-time job, as can be the next step of handling your commercial property insurance. When it is time to file a claim, your insurance company will provide its own adjuster to negotiate your property damage settlement. Who’s looking out for you?

Our team of public adjusters will work on your behalf in the insurance claim process. As your trusted advisors, we are fluent with insurance policy terms and conditions. We will evaluate and document your property’s wildfire damage in full detail to negotiate with your insurance company for a maximum claim amount so you can get back to business sooner.

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What To Focus On After Wildfire 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.
  • What is my agent/broker’s role?
  • The insurance company hired a construction estimator. What do I need to know?
  • What is covered for wildfire damage?
  • Why is a claim strategy so important?
  • Am I impacted by coinsurance?
  • How has my insurance company handled past wildfires?

Property Damage Losses Commercial 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.

Industries Our Public Adjusters Have Helped

  • Client References & Testimonials

    Client References

    • 1745 Wazee - Denver, CO
    • 1860 Larimer St. - Denver, CO
    • 789 Sherman LLC - Denver, CO
    • A&M Custom Homes - Gig Harbor, WA
    • A1 Custom Trophies - Westminster, CO
    • AA Storage - Wheatridge, CO
    • ACCU, Inc. - Denver, CO
    • Advance Telecom - Denver, CO
    • Alderson, Alderson, Weiler, Conklin, Burghart & Crow LLC - Topeka, KS
    • Aldine Independent School District - Houston, TX
    • Alex Pappas - Denver, CO
    • Alfonso Vastola - Castle Rock, CO
    • American Ski Exchange - Vail, CO
    • Anne Rice - Boulder, CO
    • Annette Bank - Louisville, CO
    • Apex Properties - Bowling Green, KY
    • Ash McFadden - Boulder, CO
    • Asociacion de Condomines Condominio Playa Azul II - Luquillo, Puerto Rico
    • Aspen Alps - Aspen, CO
    • Aspen Hotel - Anchorage, AK
    • Awad Enterprises, Inc. - Garland, TX
    • Aztec Church of the Nazarene - Aztec, NM
    • Bagby Quality Castings - Stockton, MO
    • Baldwin Building Condominiums - Denver, CO

    Testimonials

    Months after the storm passed, the County was still faced with tremendous burdens related to the insurance coverage issues and FEMA and MEMA eligibility issues. Jackson County hired Adjusters International to provide professional services for disaster assistance, remediation, restoration and recovery efforts. ...Their expertise with governmental regulations, the complex FEMA process and insurance adjustments resulted in our successful claim for over $2 million in additional FEMA Public Assistance funding specifically; in our successful negotiations with our insurance carrier; and in numerous other increases in the values FEMA and MEMA initially designated for County projects. Jackson County will always be mindful of the help we received from Adjusters International when we needed it most.
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    Alan K. Sudduth
    County Administrator - Board of Supervisors, Jackson County, Mississippi
    Certainly the tragedy of the World Trade Center explosion will remain etched in our memories forever. We can, however, take pride in the united response of hundreds of people which enabled the complex to be reopened in record time and reconstructed on an expedited schedule. At the same time, as you well know, we were involved in a long, sometimes agonizing process of pursuing settlement activities with insurers. Without your help, and the help of many others the settlement wouldn't have been concluded as successfully as it was. On behalf of The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, I would like to thank you for the expert advice you provided to me and my staff in our effort to bring the World Trade Center explosion insurance claim to closure. Your expertise and insight in this long and arduous negotiation were invaluable.
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    Bruce D. Bohlen
    Treasurer - The Port Authority of NY & NJ, New York, NY
  • Case Studies

    For decades, L’Auberge Chez François has been one of the leading restaurants in the metro Washington, D.C., area. Known for its exceptional French cuisine and impressive service, the restaurant is a longtime favorite of Washingtonians celebrating anniversaries, birthdays or other special occasions.

    A magnitude 6.8 earthquake, called Nisqually in seismic circles, rocked Seattle, Washington, in 2001 and severely damaged the Starbucks corporate headquarters building.

    Super Typhoon Paka, as the storm came to be called, was a 12-hour session of destruction for the island of Guam. Stirring up winds in excess of 200 miles per hour, the tropical cyclone tossed buildings, planes and ships across the island like discarded toys. Among these was the headquarters of Continental Micronesia, a subsidiary of Continental Airlines. The main offices, the marketing buildings and the planes were damaged by the powerful typhoon.

Related Resources

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    02.02.2017

    Challenges of Wildfire Claims

    Steve Severaid, Principal at The Greenspan Co./Adjusters International discusses some challenges of wildfire claims
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    Podcast
    03.07.2017

    Wildfires

    During today’s discussion, we will explore the important areas of risk management and property insurance that must be addressed, to be prepared for the destruction that can be caused by future wildfires
  • Why Business Owners Should Use a Public Adjuster Thumbnail Image
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    02.01.2017

    Why Business Owners Should Use a Public Adjuster

    Carl Gross, Vice President and CAO at Globe Midwest/Adjusters International discusses the benefit to business owners by using a public adjuster for their commercial insurance claim

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Jim Beneke, SPPA
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Jim is a third-generation public adjuster, he has a reputation for honesty and integrity in negotiating a fair and proper insurance settlement for his clients.
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