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Making an Insurance Claim

If you must make a formal request to have the insurance company pay for a loss (a claim), call your insurance agent to walk you through the process. 

  • You may need to provide an estimate of the cost to repair or replace stolen or damaged property.
  • A claims adjuster will decide if the insurance company will pay the claim and how much. Sometimes this will involve an inspection of the property — for example, when a roof has been damaged by hail. 
  • Any settlement is paid according to the policy terms. 

 Infographic: Steps to File a Claim

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