Sometimes the hardest part of the insurance business is the waiting game. You file a claim, and then you receive a check to cover your claim—right? Anyone who has filed an insurance claim knows it’s not always so easy.
You can do everything right, but sometimes the insurance company takes longer than you would like to verify your claim and issue payment. As an insurance agent, I want to see all my clients receive the coverage they deserve in a timely fashion. Happy clients mean better business for me.
So what can you do to facilitate the claim-filing process?
I cannot stress this enough. Whether it is an auto accident or an incident involving your home, take photos as soon as you can to show the damage and, if applicable, the cause of the damage. If the insurance company questions your claim, you will have photographic proof, which is hard to dispute.Filing an insurance claim is already a stressful process. Take responsibility for your insurance claim—and make the process easier—by providing all the necessary information. Filing a complete insurance claim means it will be processed efficiently, and you’ll get your money faster.
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