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Appraisal & Umpire

Appraisals are unique to the claims process, requiring a skill set which encompass all levels of experience and expertise.

From the critical first step of preparing a controlling Memorandum of Appraisal, to the final negotiations which will cement the damages claim, the Appraiser you choose will have a significant impact on the outcome of the process.

By the time a claim has progressed to the formal proceedings of an appraisal, an exhaustive process has already been undertaken to resolve differences in the scope of damage and amount of loss. To ensure the work and time has not been in vain, your choice of Appraiser, or Umpire is paramount to this success.

At Provencher, we have industry leading Appraisers & Umpires with decades of high-level experience in all aspects 0f claims handling, commercial and residential. This includes construction expertise, practical knowledge in claim handling and a comprehensive understanding of business risk. We work closely with engineers, consultants, accountants and other experts to develop a persuasive negotiation brief.

Our business income specialists are court-qualified, testifying experts in business interruption claim handling, backed by expert CPA staff consultants. This brings a complete understanding into the amount of loss and subsequent resolution to the claim.

We provide our clients with a comprehensive analysis of exposure as well as a distinct Closing Report:

  • Comprehensive Overview of the Appraisal Process.
  • Coverage Analysis for Post Appraisal Consideration.
  • Recommendations Based on the Overall Claim File and Award.

We are dedicated to your success. We look forward to working with you as your Appraiser & Umpire.

Check our team bios

Stuart Retallick

Director of Field Operations/EGA

Howey in the Hills, FL

Bradley Gipson

General Adjuster

Cairo, MO

John Kennedy

Executive General Adjuster

Pilesgrove, NJ