What you must do when dealing with your insurance company.

You must follow the requirements of your insurance policy. Promptly notify your insurance company of your claim. Do not exaggerate your claim. Promptly respond to all requests for information from your insurance company. Keep the insurance company updated about your claim. Properly and adequately document all of your claimed losses. Do not sign any documents that you do not understand. Do not wave any potential bad faith claim in order to obtain payment from your insurance company. Do not get frustrated and lose your patience.  Do not make threats.