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The Role of a Public Adjuster Versus a Private Adjuster

Posted in Insurance
Those who have suffered considerable damage to their property (residential or commercial) and wish to file an insurance claim must first identify the correct way to move ahead. The first step of the claims process is to find an adjuster to assist with your claim. The big question is: do you go with an independent… Continue Reading

Tips for Filing an Insurance Claim After Hurricanes Irma and Maria

Posted in Hurricane, Insurance
Hurricanes Irma and Maria have caused massive amounts of property damage throughout the U.S. Virgin Islands. Tens of thousands of people are now in the process of filing homeowners’ insurance claims to recoup all or some of their losses. Unfortunately, while most homeowners’ and renters’ insurance claims do cover damage caused by wind and other… Continue Reading

What to Know About Applying for FEMA Assistance in the Wake of Hurricane Maria

Posted in Hurricane, Insurance
In the weeks after Hurricane Maria hit, people throughout the U.S. Virgin Islands are seeking whatever assistance they can to help rebuild their homes and their lives. One of the options available is to apply for relief through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Assistance is available for those who have suffered in a federally… Continue Reading