My Contractor Found Hidden Damage. Now The Repairs Will Cost A Lot More Than The Company Representative Originally Estimated. Who Bears The Extra Cost?
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This again depends on the outcome of the claim settlement process. If you have already accepted the settlement and provided a release to the insurance company, end of story – you pay the extra. If the claim has not been closed, contact the insurance company and try to resolve the difference. If a compromise figure cannot be reached, you will need to hire an independent insurance adjuster or retain an attorney to represent your interests with the insurance company.