Wind or Flood Damage
Florida is home to some of the most devastating natural disasters in the United States. From a hurricane to a tropical storm, and even a thunderstorm that carries high velocity winds, buildings in Florida are always at risk from wind and flood damage. Property owners may carry an insurance policy to cover the damages associated with destruction incurred from severe weather. However, sometimes the damages that a property owner suffered from is not fully covered by their policy.
Common types of windstorm or hurricane damage includes:
- Roof damage and rain water leaks to the inside of your home
- Compromised or destroyed doors on homes, garages, and other buildings on your property
- Damage from projectiles
- Destruction of personal items and interior home goods including furniture or appliances
- Fire damage from downed wires
- Physical damage to boats, cars, and other vehicles
- Moisture damage
- Property damage to costly outdoor fixtures including pool enclosures
- Roof lifting, destruction of shingles, gutters, and siding
- Structural damage to the home’s walls, porches, and outer buildings
If you are facing a disappointing settlement from your insurance company after your property has been destroyed from wind and flood damage you may benefit from hiring an attorney. An attorney can negotiate with the insurance company on your behalf to help you obtain the relief you deserve from your policy. The attorney can also litigate your claim against any entity that is legally responsible for covering the property damages.
Entities that may be legally responsible for Wind or Flood Damage include:
- Private insurance companies
- Allegedly negligent insurance agents
- mortgage lenders
- flood zone determination companies
Why Choose Clayton Trial Lawyers for your Wind and Flood Damage Lawsuit
Clayton Trial Lawyers can protect your rights and make sure valuable evidence is not destroyed. Often, insurance companies want to take statements immediately after an accident; therefore, it is important that you have received legal advice before providing such a statement. Your attorney can advise you on issues ranging from how to make sure you are fully compensated for your damaged property.