Claims – Steps to take immediately following a large loss

Report the claim to AIB.

Restore fire protection.

Take immediate action to minimize the loss.

Protect undamaged property from loss.

Implement means of capturing all expenses.

Consult contractors for an initial estimate of the scope and cost of repairs.

Define plans as to reopening the location and under what conditions.

Identify temporary measures needed to resume operations and the associated extraordinary expenses that are incurred.

Take photographs of the damage.

Appoint one person to represent you with the loss adjuster.

Have clear lines of communication so that the functions of the adjuster etc are known.