Appraisal

When Can an Appraisal Award be Changed or Revised?

By Mario E. Lopez Esq.  Most insurance policies contain an appraisal provision as a means of alternative dispute resolution. An appraisal provision usually provides that in the event of a disagreement as to the amount of a loss, each party has the right to choose an appraiser to determine the amount of a loss, and…

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An Overview of the Appraisal Process in Florida

By Ricky K. Patel, Esq. Are you thinking of suing your insurance company because it won’t agree to pay what your adjuster or contractor says is needed to fix your hurricane-damaged roof? Don’t be surprised if your insurer sends your dispute to an alternative resolution process called appraisal. Appraisal is designed to be a simple and…

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