With a typical American home containing tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of electronics and appliances, a residential insurance claim can easily become technically complex. StrikeCheck’s adjuster education database pulls together claim specific resources in order to assist adjusters in reviewing and assessing the wide variety of electronic items that can be found on the average property claim form.
2018 Annual Claims Report
StrikeCheck’s 2018 Annual Claims Report is an analysis of claims assigned to StrikeCheck last year. This report provides valuable insights for claims and underwriting professionals.
Water heaters are very commonly claimed items, because every house has one. This claim guide explains how they work, key components that fail, typical causes of loss, and statistics on costs and repairability.
With every new advance in technology, electronics become increasingly ingrained in our lives and homes. As the number (and cost) of electronics per home increases, so does the cost of residential lightning claims. This guide will help you decide when to do a little more digging before settling your next electronics claim.
Solar energy systems are becoming increasingly popular as a way to decrease monthly electricity costs and protect the environment. They are, however, very expensive and complicated systems. This overview will help you handle any solar electricity system claims that come your way by explaining the major components, types of damage, how they work, and average costs.
Over 15 million homes in the US rely use private wells for water. Our guide to how they work explains how a typical well water system works, what types of loss they are susceptible to, and what components are likely to fail.
With over 10 million residential pools in the United States and much of the equipment often situation outside of the home, you’re bound to have claims for pool equipment come across your desk. Make sure you’re ready by reviewing our claim overview that includes primary components, how they work and why they fail, average costs, and reported vs. actual cause of loss statistics.
Alarm systems come in all shapes and sizes. Whether your insured has individual components that they installed or had a top of the line system professionally installed, they will definitely show up in a claim, especially for whole home surge or lightning damage. This guide outlines the possible components of an alarm system, explains the different types, and provides statistics on causes of loss and average costs.
Claims for freeze damage to hot tubs are very common in the winter months. Our claim guide outlines how to prevent freeze damage in hot tubs, how freeze damage can occur, and options for returning your insured to pre-loss condition.