Nearly every business has incurred some kind of economic loss associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, which in some cases has proven to be as detrimental as damage caused by severe weather or a natural disaster. “The ensuing result has been an extremely large economic loss to policy-holders who have, in turn, looked to their insurance companies and said, ‘Hey, this should be covered, right?’” said Scott Friedson, CEO of Insurance Claim Recovery Support. This is Friedson’s forte. As a public insurance adjuster, he’s authorized and licensed to negotiate insurance claims on behalf of policyholders, including business interruption loss claims. “There have been a lot of disputes and interpretations going on as it surrounds this completely uncharted territory that we’ve entered into around COVID-19 insurance claims,” he said, kicking off REDnews’ May 14 webinar Navigating Current Business Insurance Claim Loss Strategies. Friedson, joined by attorney Shannon Loyd of The Loyd Law Firm and forensic accountant Bruce Smith of BDS Forensic Accounting, shared how policyholders can best navigate the uncharted territory in which businesses find themselves today. “Nobody knows exactly what’s going to happen or how this is all going to shake out,” said Friedson. The most common question he said he’s received is whether a policyholder should file a business interruption claim. “I think the answer we all agree on is emphatically yes,” Friedson said. Click to read more at www.rednews.com.