Just The Facts - Statistics on Insurance Fraud
These fraudulent, possibly unlicensed, contractors target neighborhoods and take advantage of multiple homeowners. The contractor may complete the roof of one home to use as an example or proof to other homeowners.
View the infographic as a downloadable PDF: Just The Facts - Statistics on Insurance Fraud
Contractors serve an important role in the property building and repair process. Unfortunately, there are some contractors attempting to take advantage of you. There are things you can look for when trying to determine if a contractor may be misleading you.
Review these Red Flags to help protect yourself from potentially fraudulent contractors.
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CONSUMER TIP: Verify that the contractor has an active, valid Florida license at www.MyFloridaLicense.com.
Don’t allow a contractor to inspect your property, including your roof, until you have verified that they are a licensed, reputable contractor.
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Contact the Office of the Insurance Consumer Advocate
Office of the Insurance Consumer Advocate
200 East Gaines Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399
Phone: (850) 413-5923