(1) A roofing contractor shall not represent, negotiate, or advertise to represent
or negotiate on behalf of an owner of residential real estate on any insurance claim
in connection with the repair or replacement of a roof system. Nothing in this subsection shall be construed to prohibit a roofing contractor from:
(a) Providing an estimate for repair, replacement, construction, or reconstruction
of the property to the owner of residential real estate; or
(b) Conferring with an insurance company's representative about damage to the property
after a claim has been submitted by the owner of residential real estate.
This subsection shall not apply to a public adjuster licensed under Subtitle 9 of
KRS Chapter 304.
(2) Where the goods or services are expected to be paid from the proceeds of a property
and casualty policy, a roofing contractor or person representing a roofing contractor
(a) Cause damage to any part of a roof system in order to increase the scope of repair
or replacement, or encourage a person to cause damage to any part of a roof system
in order to secure a contract for repair or replacement;
(b) Offer to pay or rebate all or any portion of an insurance deductible or claims
proceeds as an inducement to the sale of goods or services related to a residential
(c) Grant an allowance or discount against the fee to be charged under the contract;
(d) Pay or offer to pay the owner of residential real estate or his or her representative
for whom services have been or will be performed pursuant to KRS 367.620 to 367.628, for any reason, any form of compensation in excess of one hundred dollars ($100),
including but not limited to a:
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