Success Story 28

Lakeland Residential Fire

Lakeland Residential Fire

DANTE R. FABBRO PCLA PUBLIC ADJUSTER IN LAKELAND, FL ASSISTS RENTAL PROPERTY OWNER ON FIRE LOSS AND SECURES $125,000 SETTLEMENT.

This ranch style, single family rental home, located in Lakeland, FL suffered major interior damage as a result of fire caused by a discarded cigarette. Though the property owner was aware of the option of hiring a public insurance adjuster to assist with his claim, he made the decision to give the American Integrity Insurance Company staff adjuster the opportunity to assess the loss and present an offer to settle.

After waiting for weeks, the owner finally received an estimate. Not knowing whether the amounts reflected in the adjusters estimate would be enough to repair the home to pre-loss condition, he contacted Fabbro & Company, Public Insurance Adjusters, and asked them to conduct a “no-cost” inspection of the property and review of the adjusters estimate. Deficiencies in the estimate were identified and the decision was made to retain Dante R. Fabbro, PCLA to re-assess the loss and file a supplemental claim.

After a contingency fee for “new money” only was agreed to, Fabbro & Company prepared its comprehensive view of loss and damages, presented it the insured for review and approval, and forwarded it to the insurance company for consideration.

Within weeks, a substantial amount of “new money” was paid on the dwelling and lost rents and the claim was settled in its entirety to the owners satisfaction. The decision was later made by the owner to pay off the mortgage, not repair the property, and sell it “as-is”.

Waiting to hire a public adjuster until the insurance company presents an offer may be the more desirable way for a property owner to proceed. Though it often takes longer to settle the claim and can present other challenges, the results can be as favorable as retaining a public adjuster immediately.

When To Hire A Public Adjuster


If you need a Public Adjuster in Lakeland or Polk County FL, call Fabbro & Company for a no-cost consultation at 813-601-1694.

Client contact information available upon request.

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