Author Archives: Gina Pfalzgraf, Society Insurance Claims Manager

About Gina Pfalzgraf, Society Insurance Claims Manager

Gina is the property, auto and liability claims manager for the states of Wisconsin and Tennessee. She has been employed with Society Insurance since 2006.

Tips for Reporting Insurance Claims

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Claims Reporting

The easiest way to control your claim cost is with prompt reporting. Studies show that claims cost more when reporting is delayed. The sooner a claim is reported, the sooner it can begin to be managed and brought to resolution.

Key types of claims that should be reported as soon as possible: (more…)

How to Save Money on Workers’ Compensation Claims

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series Claims Reporting

According to the National Council on Compensation Insurance, restaurants are subjected to workers’ compensation claims averaging $45,600 per year. Most restaurants can’t afford an extra bill that big. Luckily, there are ways that restaurants can avoid being crushed by these costs and also recoup losses quickly.

Prompt workers’ compensation claims reporting is key to receiving  reimbursement promptly and efficiently. The timing of when you choose to pick up the phone to report an incident to your insurance carrier has a direct effect on the bottom line. Here are the top five reasons why.
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Slip and Fall Claims from a Liability Perspective

This entry is part 7 of 14 in the series Slips, Trips & Falls

Did you know the largest single claim type, in terms of frequency and overall claim cost to Society Insurance insureds, is the slip/trip and fall claim? In 2014 alone this type of loss was close to 50% for both liability claims received and liability payments. How do you tackle such a giant loss leader you ask?  I think of it this way; the best way to eat an elephant is one bite at a time. Let’s break this down, one bite at a time. (more…)