National Claims Advice Hotline 0818 252 800

National Claims Advice Hotline 0818 252 800

Send it up the line or change the claims education script?

This is a term I have used a lot over the past few weeks when speaking with experienced Loss Adjuster’s. I strictly use this term in relation to the treatment of insurance claims and how either claims handlers or loss adjusters deal with claims. While I welcome the benefits the central bank has placed within […]

Should the Media be required to meet the Minimum Competency Code?

After reading an article written within a national newspaper, we noted that a well-regarded columnist has been advising the public incorrectly regarding their duty to disclose previous convictions to insurers. The Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions and Certain Disclosures) Act 2016 states otherwise. This Act came into force in April 2016 some four months prior to […]

Are we insuring correctly?

During our long number of years processing insurance claims, the “average” clause has become a major issue with some claims and remains quite a debatable issue between our office and insurers representatives. Most of the established surveying guides will compile a guide for the rebuild costs every year which divide Ireland into seven different areas. […]

The extinction of the Experienced Loss Adjuster

It is believed that Loss Adjusting can be traced back to the Great Fire of London in 1666 as a result of which Judges decided on compensation payments to the victims. When the Association of Fire Loss Adjusters was formed in 1941, the founding President, J McMullen-Brooks had the outstanding idea for the coat of […]

Loss Assessor News

A loss Assessors view, 2016 has been an extremely busy period for this company due to weather related events as we have incurred eights storms this year. This has given rise to our claims volume however some areas for concern within the insurance claims industry are noted. Insurance companies are still loosing money and one of […]

Retention Explained

Included in some settlement offers is retention. Retention is an amount of money held back by the insurance company until the work is completed. There is usually a date that this must be done by. You must keep invoices of all the work carried out so that the insurance company can verify that you employed […]

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