I can’t believe it, but State Farm just denied my roof claim! I paid all my premiums, and now they’re saying that my roof isn’t covered? I’m appalled by their lack of care or concern for their customers, and I’m not the only one! It looks like this isn’t an isolated incident – there are dozens of similar complaints on the internet from people who were treated poorly by State Farm.
If you’re reading this, then you probably already know that State Farm denied your roof claim. You’re probably feeling a mix of anger, frustration, and betrayal right now. I’m here to tell you that you’re not alone. In fact, State Farm denies a lot of roof claims. But there’s still hope. In this blog post, I’ll share what you can do if State Farm denies your roof claim. This is one of the most common reasons people need the help of an attorney: in our experience, over half of homeowners who are denied by their insurance company end up needing legal assistance. We’ve helped thousands of people just like you recover damages for their home in the wake of natural disasters – floods, fires, tornadoes – with outstanding results. The first step is getting in touch with us to see how we can help.
I can’t believe State Farm denied my roof claim. I’ve been a customer for over 10 years and have never had any problems. The representative was very rude and said that my roof didn’t meet their standards. I don’t know what to do now. It’s not like I’m going to be able to afford the repairs on my own, even with the help of family members. Hopefully they’ll reconsider when they see how much this is going to cost me. I feel like the last time I called them, the person told me there wasn’t anything wrong with my roof. So why deny it now? Now I’m stuck between a rock and hard place because no one will insure me until I get these repairs done. Ugh – where does all this money come from? But then again, we wouldn’t be in this situation if State Farm hadn’t denied our insurance claim. So I guess I shouldn’t really complain. Plus it gives me something to write about for my blog so that other people won’t have to go through the same thing. At least someone can learn from our mistakes.
Understand if it was your fault or not
If you’re like most people, you probably have insurance to protect your home from unexpected damage. So when your roof is damaged in a storm, the last thing you expect is for your insurance company to deny your claim.
But that’s exactly what happened to me.
I had a hail storm damage my roof last year and I filed a claim with State Farm. They sent out an adjuster who said the damage wasn’t bad enough to warrant a replacement, so they offered to repair it instead.
I got a second opinion from another adjuster who said the damage was bad enough that I needed a new roof. So I submitted that estimate to State Farm and they denied my claim again!
I was so frustrated.
Don’t give up
If your homeowners insurance policy includes coverage for roof damage and you have a legitimate claim, don’t give up if your insurer denies your claim. First, review your policy to make sure you understand the coverage. Next, gather evidence to support your claim. This might include photos of the damage, repair estimates, and receipts for temporary repairs. Once you have all your documentation in order, reach out to your insurer again and request a meeting to discuss the denial. Be prepared to negotiate in good faith until you reach a resolution. If you are still not satisfied with the outcome, contact your state’s Insurance Commissioner for help. They can mediate between you and your insurance company on claims disputes, ensuring that consumers get what they deserve.
If your home has been damaged by a storm, you’re probably wondering how to file a roof insurance claim. filing a claim can be a complicated and frustrating process, especially if your claim is denied. This means that your insurance company believes the damage wasn’t caused by the storm. It could be for any number of reasons – for example, it could have just rained before the storm came through and done the damage. So what do you do? The first thing to do is speak with an agent from your insurance company about why they denied your claim; this should help make sense of things for both of you. The next step would be appealing their decision – which may or may not work in your favor depending on their reason for denying it.
Contact your agent if you get no answer
If you’re not getting any answers from your insurance company, it’s time to contact your agent. You might be surprised to find that your agent is just as frustrated as you are. In most cases, your agent is working on your behalf to get the insurance company to pay out on your claim. But if you’re not getting anywhere, it might be time to escalate the issue. Contacting your agent will help them do their job better by providing more information. Just because an insurer denies a claim doesn’t mean they aren’t responsible for paying the damages. They could be denying the claim for a number of reasons such as a loophole in their policy or some other extenuating circumstance.
Just keep in mind that sometimes people don’t realize they have this type of coverage until they need it and so may not have known about when purchasing their policy or when adding new items to their existing policy.
Create a response plan
If your roof claim is denied, don’t despair. You have a few options for appealing the decision. First, you can try to call your insurance company and plead your case in person. Second, you can file an appeal with the Illinois Department of Insurance. Third, you can consult with an attorney about what other legal action may be appropriate. Fourth, contact my office to schedule a free consultation so that we can help you explore these or any other possible alternatives together.