Insurance 101 – Chapter 7 – Volume 5 – Obtain a Recorded Statement

 Obtain a Recorded Statement

Modern insurance policies have modified the standard fire policy language (that requires a proof of loss within 60 days of the loss) to only require a proof of loss within 60 days of the date the proof of loss is requested by the insurer. The prudent adjuster should immediately, upon assignment, advise the insured that a proof of loss is required within 60 days of the notice and provide the insured a blank form of proof of loss.

The following video was adapted from my book, “Insurance Claims A Comprehensive Guide” Published by the National Underwriter Company and is available at the Zalma Insurance Claims Library

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