I just discovered my property was damaged in Tinder Fire, what do I do?

After evacuation and finally being allowed back to your property, you discover you were one of the unlucky ones whose property was damaged.

A fire is one of the most devastating natural disasters anyone can endure.  As Public Adjusters, we have comforted and handled many clients like yourself.  After the devastation is recognized, its time to start processing your claim and preparing to rebuild your property.

Your first call to a Public Insurance Adjuster can be one of the most important calls you will make.  The Public Adjuster’s job is to analyze, estimate, and document your loss. Then, we negotiate your best settlement with the insurance company.

Many people don’t know this industry exists and think, “Oh, my insurance company will take care of me.”  What individuals don’t recognize is that the insurance company’s adjuster works to protect their interests. It is in your best interests to have someone professionally representing yours.

Upon calling a Public Adjuster, there should be no charge for a consultation.  The Public Adjuster is paid a percentage of the settlement.  Generally, 10% is a reasonable charge, though some circumstances warrant a different rate.

AJR Public Adjusters have represented policyholders over the years with fires similar to the devastating ones that have taken properties in the Tinder Fire.  Our 30+ years of experience and 21 A+ Arizona Better Business Bureau reviews are two of the reasons to give us a call first to find out how we can help you.  Our company is run by husband/wife team of Bruce and Stacy Horowitz,  and with other professionals (such as contractors) utilized at our discretion. We act with the idea of putting the best foot forward for insurance negotiations.

 

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Phoenix Hail Storm Court Settlement

Great news for Policyholders…
Insurance companies being held accountable and paying on the policies they issue for damages here in Phoenix from the freak hail storms 6 years ago.
Shouldn’t have to come to a lawsuit.  Public Adjusters can handle and settle claims without ever going to suit.   But great to have an Affiliate NAPIA member Merlin Law Group to handle in this way should the need arise.
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$3.2 Million Verdict in 2010 Freak Phoenix Hail Storm Lawsuit
Phoenix, AZ – Almost six years after a freak hail storm pounded cars, homes, and almost everything else in Phoenix, Arizona, The Travelers Indemnity Company will finally have to make good on at least one of the insurance policies it profited from prior to the October 5, 2010 storm.

In a verdict reached late yesterday, Lynwood and Villa del Sol apartment complexes, owned by Harvey Property Management Company, were awarded the full, court-ordered appraised value of the hail damage, totaling $3,229,766.18. Travelers had insisted in part that the hail damage was part of normal wear and tear of the building.

“These buildings got beat up in 2010, but unfortunately, that was only the start of the fight,” said winning lead plaintiff’s attorney Phillip Sanov of the Merlin Law Group. “We took this to trial not just for these two buildings, but to send a message to every other victim of this and other storm denials – when your insured property is damaged, you never have to take no as an answer.”

The freak hail storm caused more than $2.7 billion in property damage (cite).

“This was a freak hail storm, but for many Arizonans, the real shock was financial,” said Chip Merlin, founder of the Merlin Law Group and counsel for the Plaintiffs. “This victory will right a couple of wrongs, but it’s a good reminder for individuals and businesses to review their policies, and also not be afraid to reach out for help before or after a storm. The good guys can beat the insurance giants.”

 

Another 5 STAR Review via YELP for AJR PUBLIC ADJUSTERS

Read what our clients are saying on YELP.

The next time you find yourself with an insurance claim, Call AJR first.  We will help you report your claim.  Our involvement ensures you will receive all that you are entitled to in your policy while we maximize your claim $.

Why settle for anything but THE BEST?

Call Arizona’s Best Public Insurance Adjuster with your next claim.  602-795-5227

Fire Prevention // Dryer Safety

We do laundry all the time.  Did you know one of the most important things you can do to prevent fires is maintenance of your dryer.  Many simple steps can be taken to prevent fires from your clothes dryer.

Take a look here:

Clothes Dryer Safety Tips

 

Should you ever find yourself in a situation with a damaged property due to fire from any source, call AJR Public Adjusters to represent your interests with the insurance company.  AJR knows policies inside and out and is able to maximize your recovery from the insurance carrier.  Call us at 602-795-5227

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