Unfortunately, insurance companies do not always deal fairly with their policyholders. Their representatives look for ways to save the company money, which frequently means paying out as little as possible on claims. In the worst cases, these claims are denied outright.
As the largest property damage insurance claims law firm, the experts at Your Insurance Attorney can fight on your behalf to recover the compensation you may deserve if you experienced damage from a storm or hurricane.
Statistics suggest that hurricanes cause the most expensive property damage in the United States. Home and business owners across the state have become accustomed to preparing for hurricanes and severe weather events. However, when a storm does strike, policyholders often find themselves in a far more complex, challenging, and time-consuming process than
They thought their insurance company would be there for them. Instead, they get delays
and excuses, as well as lowball offers that can’t begin to address the devastation they
Typically, a hurricane or similar insurance policy is supposed to cover losses such as:
The sad reality is that many insurance company adjusters will look for excuses to pay an insufficient settlement or not pay anything at all, but we can help.
Recovering from hurricane damage can be expensive. With damage coming from wind, water, flooding, tree branches, and more, it’s difficult to assess all of the losses.
You want to move the claims process along as quickly as possible, which may mean that you have to take specific steps. For instance, you will want to examine how you can mitigate the risk of additional losses.
Take a close look at your policy for information regarding how to file a claim, including any deadlines you must meet. This is critical because insurance companies may deny a claim based on its timeliness
Before you pick up the phone to call your insurance company, it’s wise to contact Your Insurance Attorney. We can help you throughout the claims process so that you can avoid many of the most common pitfalls that delay or derail other people’s claims.
Suppose your insurance company engages in certain bad faith practices. You may be entitled to compensation above and beyond the actual cost of the damages your property suffered from the storm.
Common bad faith practices in insurance include:
No matter how sincere and polite insurance company representatives seem, they are not wholly on your side. Only the advocates at Your Insurance Attorney are completely devoted to your best interests.
To demonstrate this commitment, Your Insurance Attorney doesn’t receive any compensation unless you do. Whether your hurricane or storm claim hasn’t been filed yet or you’re in the middle of the claims process, contact Your Insurance Attorney to fight on your behalf.
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