Young man using technology to document an auto claim. Adjusters will find new ways to capture details for auto and property claims in the wake of the COVID-19 distancing recommendations, that still allow them to provide timely service without increasing exposure risks. (Photo: Shutterstock)

With travel restrictions, social distancing and potential quarantine areas due to COVID-19, businesses and homeowners must consider how their insurance company would respond if a covered property damage claim would normally require an on-site inspection.

It’s an important question to ask because bad weather is not easing up for the pandemic. Tornadoes and other severe weather events have already caused much loss of life and damage in states throughout the South, Midwest and East. Meanwhile, we must prepare for the Atlantic hurricane season, which experts predict will be above average.

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