Nearly all property insurance policies contain appraisal clauses that allow the insured and the carrier to resolve "amount of loss" disputes.
In Arizona, appraisers only determine the amount of damage and do not resolve questions of coverage; adjustment and coverage are
A typical provision normally provides that:
Whether the property entering appraisal is an:
AICS has both the Construction and Insurance background required to completely and comprehensibly appraise the full extent of damage. We will fight for the fair and feasible appraisal award necessary to allow you to properly rebuild.
Preparing an appraisal requires:
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An Umpire is the person who is charged with making a final decision. Umpires become involved in an appraisal when two appraisers can not come to an agreement regarding the value of property or the amount of a property loss.
The ideal Umpire is:
He/she will command respect while observing and demanding high standards of conduct. He/She must have the ability to render a timely, intelligent, and impartial decision while guarding the integrity and fairness of the appraisal process.
An AICS Umpire has all of these characteristics PLUS the one quality that many Umpires simply do not possess; a Verifiable & Extensive Background in Construction Methods, Construction Technology, Construction Management, & Practical Hands-On Experience in the Field of Construction & Insurance Policy.
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