Insurance ClaimsIndividuals and families have insurance for many things. The costs of maintaining homes, cars, and health can be reduced through insurance coverage. The Coye Law Firm routinely handles insurance negotiations or disputes, but even if you're not in the midst of a disagreement with your insurance company, it can be helpful to review the process of filing an insurance claim. contacting our insurance attorneys can help you speed up the process, claim more benefits, and avoid misunderstandings with your provider.
How to File an Insurance ClaimThe Coye Law Firm can help you when it comes to filing any type of insurance claim, including:
- Automobile Insurance
- No Fault Insurance
- Homeowners Insurance
- Health Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Disability Insurance
Filing a claim is necessary when involved in a car accident resulting in damage or injuries. If you have been in an accident with an uninsured motorist, you can claim benefits under Florida's No-Fault insurance law by contacting your own insurance company. Many car insurance companies offer uninsured motorist coverage to further protect against injuries or damage caused by irresponsible drivers. This additional coverage can be beneficial in the event of a serious accident in which damages exceed the $10,000 minimum coverage as required by Florida law.
When to File an Insurance Claim
When purchasing insurance coverage, it is vital to review your policy, what it covers, and the process for filing a claim. Companies may process their insurance claims in different ways, so knowing the preferred method can help the overall process. File an insurance claim if your property has been damaged or stolen, or if seeking medical treatment. The Florida Department of Financial Services has an excellent online help system to address specific questions and requirements. It can be
Accelerating the Process
Consumers often consider the insurance claims system to be slow or unsuccessful. In order to speed up the process, do the following:
- File your claim as soon as possible.
- Document the people you speak to at the insurance company.
- Get multiple estimates on repairs to avoid disputes of adequate funding.
- Keep all police, insurance, or repair documentation related to the matter.
- Follow recommendations set forth by the insurance company/adjuster.
contact supervisors or the
state insurance department
if the claim is not being taken seriously.