Subject: Maximize Claims
1. Topic-
How to Maximize Profits From Storm Damaged Claims.
2. Content-
Learning how to write estimates for all damages for proper summation to the insurance companies. This material will cover wind damages and hail damages.
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1.Teach you how to maximize your profits with insurance claims. How to justify the cost of your estimates.
4. Objectives-
1. Identify wind damages
2. Identify hail damages and supporting damages for claims
3. Proper placement of damaged property items in the estimates.
4. Proper measuring of damaged areas
5. In-depth inspections of exterior and interior damage areas using film and slid shows
5. Materials and Aids-
writing pad
tape measure
laptop computer
xactremodle claims program
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1.We will focus on braking down the damaged area to the bare bones of the structure.
2.We will learn how to rebuild the damaged area and claim all times to maximize the dollar amount and trades used to receive the P&O for the entire job.

B. Development-

1. Show the proper measuring of roofs, siding and other exterior damaged items, in slid show and film form
2. Demonstrate to the class how to measure the interior room and all items to be replaced

C. Practice-

1.Have displays of damaged shingles
2. Display of A/C unit fin damage
3.Dry wall display of water damage

D. Independent Practice-

1. Two man teams to measure and write an estimate with the items in the training room area for an insurance claim estimate
2. Have sheets with mock rooms drawn out so the students can brake down the items in the room for an insurance claim estimate

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

1. Questions and answers
2. more time

F. Checking for understanding-

1. Review each estimate and return for corrections

G. Closure-

1.We have shown you how to identify property damages and justify the estimate to the insurance companies adjuster.

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