Making An Insurance Claim After Flood & Water Damage
If a property suffers impact damage from a vehicle or as a result of storm damage this can often cause serious structural damage to a buildings superstructure. Securing the property and ensuring any occupants are safe are the priority in this event. Your insurance company may be less enthusiastic when you notify them of a claim. They are usually slow to assist to enable them to check the claim circumstances and if you have complied with the policy conditions before they will agree to even the smallest of works. This often leaves you on your own to deal with the urgent need to secure and make safe your property.
Oakleafe will help by immediately by handling the claim for you so you can look after your family. We will arrange mitigation and temporary works to make the building safe, oversee and manage meetings with your Insurers and their Loss Adjusters to protect your interests and negotiate a fair but comprehensive settlement for all building works and other consequential losses. You will have your own Chartered Surveyors and Structural Engineers looking after you to make sure all the damage is accounted for. Oakleafe can also support you with access to a national network of local and national contractors and project managers to manage the works for you.
Oakleafe are the only experts there to look after your interests, negotiating settlements with the loss adjuster to get you what you're entitled to. We push insurers to accept liability, and ensure that you are treated fairly and promptly.
All our experienced Loss Assessors are part of the award winning service we pride ourselves on , offering unparalleled assistance in householder Impact damage claims. Many of our Assessors are building experts who have enormous experience with the problems faced with Impact claims. We will make a real difference on the settlement you receive. You may be a good negotiator but are you an expert in Insurance? Let us handle the stress and irritation of negotiating your claim, allowing you to concentrate on looking after your family.
Make your property safe and mitigate any additional damage
Deal with your insurance company and their loss adjuster, investigator, surveyor etc.
Negotiate emergency funding and interim payments
Re-home pets into suitable accommodation
Arrange estimates and valuations, and accurately quantify the full extent of your claim.
Catalogue, photograph and present your contents claim to insurers
Arrange Alternative Accommodation
Compile and present the claim to insurers