Resolving Claims

Ewing, Lance
September 2011
Best's Review;Sep2011, Vol. 112 Issue 5, p97
Trade Publication
The article offers the author's insights on resolving insurance claim disputes. The author considers lack of communication, trust, and understanding as the reasons for disputes between underwriter and clients during claim process. He also mentions the need of meaningful and frequent dialogues to keep claim process toward a successful closure.


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