Documenting claims: When restorers are not prepared, bad things can happen!

In our webinar “Documenting Claims: When restorers are not prepared, bad things can happen!”. Kris Rzesnoski the restoration industry expert and our special guest Ed Cross, The Restoration Lawyer, covers how documentation can help increase your profitability and reduce your liability as a restorer. We review seven steps you can take to help reduce your liability by documenting claims and get Ed's feedback on the importance of each step.

Documenting Claims Webinar Part 1

Seven steps you should take on day one to help reduce your liability.

  1. Determine if you can do the job
  2. Get the contract signed
  3. Do your safety assessment
  4. Document the jobsite - Overview photos
  5. Document the jobsite - Pre-existing conditions
  6. Document the jobsite - Cause of loss
  7. Be transparent with reporting

What document do you use to sign up jobs? Work authorization or a contract? 66% of webinar attendees said work authorizations, what does Ed think? Watch the webinar to find out.

Click here to watch part 2 of this webinar "legal issues for Coronavirus contracts”.

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A Restorer's Guide to BADA$$ Documentation

Where Restoration expert Kris Rzesnoski shows you how proper documentation can help you to protect your business, succeed at large loss jobs, when to walk away, how to crush contents, dry for dollars, and much more.

Download all available chapters to learn:
  • What claim documentation should look like
  • How to set up streamlined processes for documentation
  • How to document to protect your business from liabilities 
  • How to discuss scope, explain pricing, reach agreement on invoicing, and more

KrisRroundAbout the Author
Kris Rzesnoski, CR, WLS, FLS, CLS, RTPE

With over 15 years of experience in the restoration and insurance industries, Kris is committed to driving Encircle’s delivery of intuitive, easy-to-use solutions that improve productivity and profitability. Kris currently sits on the RIA’s Restoration Council, Canadian Education Committee, and is the Chairman of the Estimating Committee.

Topics: Restoration, Webinar

About the Author: Brooke Donald

Brooke Donald

Brooke is the Marketing Coordinator at Encircle.