What to do if I had a fire at my home and the contractor that was hired billed the insurance company too much?

The insurance company paid me and then when presented a bill from the contractor the bank would give me a certified check for the contractor. The final bill was short of what the insurance company sent me by quite a lot. Do I send back the remainder or is it mine to keep and replace some of my things with?

Asked on September 19, 2013 under Insurance Law, Colorado

Answers:

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

The right thing to do is contact your claims representaitve assigned to your matter about the problem and follow up with an e mail to him or her regarding what the solution to the question was. Most likely you will be required to return the excess.

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

The right thing to do is contact your claims representaitve assigned to your matter about the problem and follow up with an e mail to him or her regarding what the solution to the question was. Most likely you will be required to return the excess.


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