Back in 2007, the insurance industry lobbied for the passage of an alternative dispute resolution mechanism for disputed sinkhole claims – a process which they cleverly entitled “Neutral Evaluation”. The concept was that if there was a disagreement between a property owner and an insurance company as to any issue related to a sinkhole claim,
What is so “Neutral” about Neutral Evaluation?
By K.C. Williams on
Posted in Experts, Insurance, Insurance Policy, Laws, Legislature, Neutral Evaluation, Repair, Sinkhole
If you’ve filed an insurance claim for sinkhole related damage in the past few years in Florida, you’ve most likely seen the term “neutral evaluation” in various correspondence or heard the term mentioned by an insurance adjuster. A few years ago, the Florida Legislature enacted a law whereby if there is a disagreement as to…