William John Light's answer Depends on the facts of the claim, the type of insurance policy, the amount of your claim, the proof you have submitted, the amount of your cooperation, whether you have an attorney, etc.
Ordinarily, the renter is responsible for damage to the vehicle during the term of the rental. If you have liability or comprehensive coverage of your own, you should notify it of the claim. If you don't have that coverage, you can try to dispute the charges by showing that the vehicle you rented was not in proper condition and that you were required to get the car washed for safety purposes. However, there doesn't seem to be...
William John Light's answer You would probably wait to get sued and defend yourself with evidence of the alleged fraud: photos of the cars, the parking lot, comparative quotes for repair of damage, witnesses, etc.
William John Light's answer It sounds like if you have received payment from anyone for any of your losses, you would itemize those payments in that space, but it's hard to say without reading the entire document.
William John Light's answer This is a common legal question, and the answer is that the tree owner is liable under trespass and private nuisance theories (in most cases, at least). Whether you, as new property owner are liable, is something a a real estate attorney should be retained to evaluate. It may be something that can be passed on to the prior owner, but it appears to be an obvious and open condition, so it might be difficult to claim that it wasn't disclosed, and you purchased the problem with the house....
William John Light's answer Get a certified copy of the policy from your adjuster. Assemble all of the correspondence and emails to/from the adjuster. Assemble all of the items that constitute proof of your claim/damages. Call an attorney with experience in insurance matters.
Gerald Barry Dorfman's answer Unfortunately, that won't do it, although you may be able to handle the necessary paperwork in a way that takes a lot less time than you anticipate. The amount of coverage really doesn't determine the amount of your claim, except to put a cap on it. Of course, if you have $400K in coverage, own the home outright, and can demonstrate the value of the home vastly exceeds the policy limits, that could work. Then, you would not have to bother with a contents claim. So sorry for your loss.
Salim U. Shaikh's answer How long you were maintaining insurance policy. You will find a renewal (automatic) clause prior to expiry date which they are bound to inform you. You should have received a bill for the renewal and in case of your denial or cut off date they may take advantage of termination of their liability, etc. You mean non-renewal due to increase in points lead to unilateral termination is an issue to be raised through a lawyer around you.
William John Light's answer Impossible to say. You haven't described the nature of your insurance claim, the type of policy, the reason for the denial of coverage, or what your wife told the agent (adjuster?).
William John Light's answer Probably not. You had plenty of opportunity to consult with an attorney before you even made a claim, before you entered negotiations, before you signed. Anything is possible, though. Speak to some PI attorneys in your area to discuss the particular facts.
William John Light's answer No. There is a 10 year statute of limitations on latent defects. Also, although the wall deviated from plans, it would be hard to argue that a wall that lasted 60 years was defective.
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