How often are home insurance claims denied?

Can you tell me why claims can be denied?

There’s no hard-and-fast number for denials. Legitimate home insurance claims are usually processed, but denials can happen for many reasons. Missing a claim filing deadline, not being covered for the peril that caused the damage, or having the damage stem from neglect are the most common reasons for denial. When you have a claim, do not wait. Get in touch with your agent right away. They can walk you through the claim process so that things will be processed as smoothly as possible.
Shannon Martin
Answered on Mar 08, 2021
Shannon is an expert in personal lines liability insurance with 13 + years of insurance industry experience. She also served as a special insurance liaison to AARP members for 6 of those years. She is a graduate of UL Lafayette and currently resides in NY with her family. Shannon is also an amateur juggler, ukulele player, and is a time travel paradox theory enthusiast.

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