Adjuster & Appraiser/Umpire
Mike is President & CEO of Accurate Claims Inc., which he founded in 1999. His vision was to guarantee better service and better results to his clients. As a result of this vision, Accurate Claims Inc. has developed into a trusted name with many insurance carriers. His years of leadership experience as a multi-line Independent Adjuster has proven invaluable to Accurate Claims Inc., clients, and business partners. Mike began his career working at Bob Zegers Auto and Truck Rebuilders for 9 years, as well as working within the independent adjusting field for an additional 5 years.
Mike is a graduate of Lakeland College with a Bachelors Degree in Sociology. He is a Haag Certified Roof Inspector, as well as a member of the International Association of Arson Investigators, and a member of the Fox Valley Adjusters Association, which adds to his wide range of knowledge. He has attended numerous property-casualty seminars related to insurance adjusting and is very proficient with Xactimate, Mitchell UltraMate, and PowerClaim software systems.
Mike has been requested in cases where the appraisal clause has been invoked, serving as both an appraiser and an umpire. He has also developed a rapport with various insurance carriers and agents to work with, negotiate, and settle their unique situations.
He also specializes in property losses, liability, and physical damage claims, and has handled a multitude of insurance claims involving both structural and personal property damages. With this experience and expertise, Mike has partnered with experts in the field of fire cause and origin, mechanical failure, and engineering. He has resolved numerous large claims over his many years of experience.