PHILADELPHIA--()--ESIS, Inc. (ESIS®), a risk management services company and member of the ACE Group, today provided some tips to help people filing claims in the Gulf of Mexico following the Deepwater Horizon incident.
ESIS was selected by BP to process claims and is following BP’s guidelines, as overseen by the U.S. Coast Guard in compliance with the Oil Pollution Act of 1990. ESIS has a goal to ensure the claims process is as simple and efficient as possible for claimants.
Thirty one dedicated field offices have been established throughout the Gulf region, and more than 500 dedicated processors are on-site in Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, and Florida.
Types of claims being administered include property damage, loss of income, business interruption, and/or bodily injury.
Filing a claim is free, simple, and can be done in three ways:
A claim number is assigned, and an adjuster will contact the claimant to verify claim information and explain what documentation is needed to process the claim. The claimant can then fax or bring the documentation to meet with an adjuster at a field office location convenient to him/her. Generally, documentation needed, will include:
Upon verification of claim documentation, the adjuster will explain how and when claim payments will be made. For more information, please visit www.bp.com/claims.
Organized in 1953, ESIS, Inc. (ESIS) provides customized risk management services. ESIS is part of ACE USA, the U.S.-based retail operating division of the ACE Group , headed by ACE Limited (NYSE: ACE). ACE USA is rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best Company and A+ (Strong) by Standard & Poor’s. ACE USA, through its underwriting companies, provides insurance products and services throughout the U.S. Additional information about ACE USA and its products and services can be found at www.aceusa.com. Additional information about ESIS, Inc. and its products and services can be found at www.esis.com. Celebrating 25 years of insuring progress, the ACE Group conducts its business on a worldwide basis with operating subsidiaries in more than 50 countries. Additional information can be found at www.acelimited.com.