Insurance appraiser for auto damage are responsible for assessing damage to automobiles through examining photos and appraising the damaged vehicles in person; this often includes examining other property damaged in the accident. The insurance appraiser's role is to conduct and manage the investigative process, which can be extensive and in-depth. Examples of their daily tasks include inspecting damaged vehicles, filling out paperwork, and taking statements from those involved. This requires the ability to analyze the damage and travel to the location of the (often disabled) vehicle, which is usually a towyard owned by the insurance company; assessments may also be done on cars that are still in the owner's possession.
Insurance Appraiser, Auto Damage Tasks
Review invoices and forecasts to determine fraud, make changes, and refund customers.
Estimate and verify repair costs.
Inspect automobiles and accident-related property or sites, assessing damages.
Interact with customers and explain insurance benefits and denials.