Can i file a claim and not get the work done?

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 05, 2015 8:10 pm   Post subject:   

I assume you do not have any form of written agreement from the "landowner" that describes the arrangement you stated above.



If that's true, then you have a "he said-she said" dilemma on your hands.



Your claim for $2000+ can be taken to small claims court, where the outcome, in the absence of a written agreement, is determined by who tells the judge the most believable story.



Just watch Judge Judy or The People's Court to get a good idea of what I mean by the statement: May the best liar win.



Lesson to be learned: If you want something done right, sometimes you just have to do it yourself.



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PostPosted: Tue May 19, 2015 5:13 pm   Post subject: Pool damage  

I have a pool that got damaged by a fallen tree branch. My insurance agent looked at the pool and determined it was non repairable. I then got a quote from a pool company to remove the damaged pool and replace it with a comparable quality pool, which was a lot more than the insurance company quoted me for. After the insurance agent and the pool company talked, the insurance issued me a check for the quote the pool company gave me. Well during this time I was able to make sufficient repairs to the damaged pool that I no longer need it replaced. Also note that after the claim the insurance company dropped us. Now for the dilemma; Should I now just keep the money, should I give it back, or should I just get the new pool?? (The pool that was damaged is currently being used with no problems.)


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PostPosted: Thu May 28, 2015 5:36 am   Post subject:   

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Should I now just keep the money
Yes

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should I give it back
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or should I just get the new pool??
That's up to you to decide. If the one you have is now working, use the money to buy new insurance instead.


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 10, 2015 7:31 pm   Post subject: Water damage  

I filed a claim for water damage and had an adjuster come out he then had his supervisor come and asses now they're telling me a third adjuster will be contacting me? IM confused why would so many adjusters need to asses? At this point I feel like this claim is not worth it. Can I still cancel my claim?


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 27, 2015 1:09 pm   Post subject: roof repair  

my husband had me file a claim for some roof damage about 2 years ago ... he then said we didn't need it repaired and he spent the money (10k) ... about six months after receiving the check I noticed we had water coming into the front window of the house ... my husband told me to call the insurance company and file another claim ... I called and talked to the lady to see how it all works and how do I go about getting the roof replaced and refunded the difference of the cost minus the 10k ... she told me that we had six months to replace the roof but since we didn't they could not give us any more money ... I had someone come out and patch the leak (500 bux) because my husband still did not want a new roof ... we now have mold on the ceiling in the middle portion of the house ... my husband and I are splitting up and he wants to buy me out and is saying the house will not appraise for much because of the mold and not to get the house appraised because they will see that I am a fraud ... he doesn't want me to contact the insurance company either and said since I was the one for filed the claim (even though he was the one who talked to the guy who came out) that I would get in trouble for insurance fraud and go to jail ... I am the one living in the house at the moment ... what should I do? Should I call them? I don't want to ruin my credit or worse, go to jail for insurance fraud!


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 27, 2015 6:55 pm   Post subject:   

Call them for what? The mold? It sounds like the mold is there because you did not have the roof repaired correctly. Also, mold is usually excluded. You are not clear as why you'd call the insurance company.



You are really not obligated to spend the money to repair the home. That is, the insurance company won't care if this it was not spent to repair the home. They may not renew the policy if they find out though.



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PostPosted: Sat Aug 22, 2015 3:04 am   Post subject: other work instead of what the claim was for  

A claim was put in to have roof done but the homeowner wanted other work done instead of roof and contractor did it. Is that fraud?


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 17, 2015 8:41 pm   Post subject: insuance claim  

I am in the process of closing on a house in texas, the night before the closing we did a walk through, we found a large amount of water on the flooring, so we could not close because the insurance co of the seller stated they had to still own the house to file a claim, well the insurance adjustor came out and did a quote for the work he felt needed to be done. now the insurance company has not approved the adjustors amount and reduced the amount they were going to pay on the claim, I have never heard of that before, the insurance adjustor works for the insurance co, why would they change the amount?


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 09, 2015 3:16 pm   Post subject:   

The insurance company has the final say on all claims.



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My website is&#3n9;t Wordpress based. I received the message on the 20th and on the 20th, we lost 5,000 visitors and have every day since. It appears we've been penalised for not updating our non wordpress blog?!


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 12, 2017 3:11 pm   Post subject: not having all repairs done (Hail) house  

Adjuster totaled dwelling roof (shingle) garage roof (metal) roofer said the metal did not need to be done as it was minor damage.

Insurance sent check for all damage (25k) repairs were complete to dwelling and not for the metal....

ins company is pressing for work to be 100% and i used the extra money to do some upgrades to the house.

How do i satisfy the ins company. subsequent inspection will reveal work not completed..?


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 10, 2017 11:08 am   Post subject: Roof insurance claim second time in 7 years  

I have a question...live in a house that got a new roof put on 7 years ago. Roof was not done right and the homeowner hired the cheapest possible person...no warranty given then pocketed the balance of the money. The insurance company paid for the roof repair and also cut a check for damage inside the house as a result of the roof damage. No repairs were made inside. Well, house leaks, roof coming off, literally and there is various molds growing including black mold. Owner is filing another claim with insurance company to fix the roof again and requesting that the damage caused from the old and current leaks/issues be paid for, etc. Will State Farm really to pay for repairs again because the homeowner wanted to put cheap and not repair in order to pocket the difference? This seems like fraud or at the very least dishonest.


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 26, 2017 4:34 pm   Post subject: Repairs  

How long do you have to send proof of repairs done to your home. Is it a year?


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 29, 2017 1:38 am   Post subject: keeping a claim check  

if I receive a check for damage to my house and wish to give the house back to the bank can I keep the insurance money


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