Disaster recovery firm successfully recovers damages for Hurricane victims
Florida residents will long remember 2017 for its devastating hurricane season. The state witnessed ten hurricanes, six of the storms reaching a Category 3 strength or higher. Hurricane Irma, the strongest hurricane ever recorded outside of the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea, stretched 650 miles, leaving catastrophic damage in its wake. The Florida hurricane property damage attorneys at Ged Lawyers, LLP are skilled and experienced, with a demonstrated track record of successfully recovering maximum damages for hurricane victims.
Understand your insurance policy
There are insurance policies for homes, cars, businesses, and rentals. Policies that cover floods and policies that don’t. It is important to understand your insurance policies and the protections they provide. Equally as important is to file the appropriate claim or multiple claims. For example, if you experienced hurricane property damage to both your home and your car, you must file a claim with your homeowners insurance company as well as your car insurance company.
Hurricanes can cause damage in several ways
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Hurricanes bring winds of 74 miles per hour or more, accompanied by heavy rain, thunder, and lightning. These destructive winds and heavy rains can cause storm surge flooding as well as inland flooding. Sometimes, determining the cause of the damage gets in the way of filing the appropriate property damage claim with your insurance company. Is the damage to your property from flooding and thereby covered by your flood insurance? Or is the damage the result of high winds and storm surge, which would be protected under your standard homeowners insurance?
Deadline for filing a hurricane property damage claim
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Every state has a statute of limitations ‘ the legal timeframe for filing a claim in the court system. In Florida, the statute of limitations for property damage claims is four years from the time the damaged occurred. If you fail to file your property damage lawsuit after this four year deadline, your case will be dismissed and you forgo your right to recover any compensation for the property damage.
Get the compensation you deserve from your insurance company
When you file an insurance claim, you quickly learn that insurance companies are not your friends. They act in their best interests, which is often to dispute or deny your disaster recovery claim. Get the compensation you deserve for the damage you suffered from a hurricane ‘ contact our experienced Florida hurricane property damage attorneys at Ged Lawyers, LLP. Our disaster recovery attorneys are highly skilled, extremely knowledgeable, and committed to fighting for you, to recover the compensation you deserve. We take on insurance companies and get results. Contact one of our hurricane property damage attorneys at 844-443-3529 or online to schedule an appointment to discuss your claim.