Public Adjusters in Canada differs from insurance adjusters of any other country in the way that they are employed. An insurance adjuster (like National Fire Adjustment Firm) is one who is paid by the insurance company to determine how much the insurance policy will cost to insure a policyholder’s claim. In Canada, the public insurance adjuster is the Insurance Department. The Insurance Department also has a rating system. This rating system bases the public adjuster’s fee on the risk factor of the insurance company.
The Insurance Department has determined that a public insurance adjuster should not be paid until the claim has been submitted and the inspecting officer has inspected the policy, determined that it was lost, and has written a report to that effect. No fees will be awarded unless the claim has been found. Some insurance adjusters work for only one company; others work for many insurance companies. They will often work independently but will report directly to the Insurance Department.
Once the inspecting officer has found that a policy has been lost, the adjuster will make an allowance to the insurance company to pay for the loss. The amount will vary and will depend upon a number of factors. The location of the loss, the type of loss, the nature of the claim and the loss amount are all considered. However, the public adjuster will typically try to recover as much as possible for the policyholder.
It is important that the Insurance Department public adjuster fully understands the situation that they are dealing with. If they believe that a claim is being paid too much or too little, they must make adjustments. NFA Public Adjusters has a wide range of duties including receiving claims, inspecting policies, inspecting related documents, determining whether there are valid disputes and investigating any discrepancies that may exist. If a public adjuster finds a discrepancy in a claim, they must make a recommendation to the Insurance Company’s adjuster or their boss. If the Insurance Company’s adjuster agrees with the recommendation, then they must make the adjustment.
If the public adjuster is unable to make a recommendation, the case will be sent to the final arbitrator. If the final arbitrator agrees with the recommendations, then the dispute will be settled out of court. If no settlement can be reached, then the matter will be heard by the Insurance Company’s Board of Directors. There are many rules governing when and how the matter should be settled.
In order to understand what percentage an Insurance Adjuster takes, you need to first know what an Insurance Adjuster is. They are the people who stand between you and your insurance company. They are very important people, and you would be wise to always be very careful with them. If there are any inconsistencies in your coverage, it is best to take the time to get them resolved before anything is done that can negatively affect your ratio.
National Fire Adjustment Co.
1100 S Service Rd #222,
Stoney Creek, ON L8E 0C5