By Osborne & Francis
August 1, 2022

Florida Hurricane Damage Lawyer Offers Info On Filing Property Insurance Claims

Andrew Norden, a leading Florida hurricane damage lawyer, discusses the massive damage done to Florida and outlines what steps to take to file your claim.

Boca Raton, South Florida - September 18, the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation released preliminary claims data that showed more than 335,000 property damage claims had already been filed in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, totaling almost $2 billion. Hurricane Damage Attorney Andrew Norden has released a video to help victims of Hurricane Irma with property damage to learn about their legal rights when it comes to dealing with an insurance company’s claims adjusters. To report your hurricane Irma claim, get a free case review.

And that is just the beginning. Irma was the largest hurricane to ever hit Florida, leaving virtually no part of the state untouched. As residents and business owners struggle with the emotional and financial loss, they are turning to their insurance companies for help in recovering from this disaster. And while everyone hopes for the maximum payout for repairs, getting it is not always a given. Which is why you need to understand your legal rights under your insurance policy. Andrew Norden, a leading Florida hurricane damage lawyer, outlines the steps below to file your property damage insurance claim:

Typically, a comprehensive insurance policy covers the following:

  • Damage to or loss of your home.
  • Damage to other structures on your property, such as sheds, a pool, decking, fences, etc.
  • Damage to the contents of your home.
  • Compensation for the loss of the use of your home if you’re unable to live there.
  • Payments to third parties for liability or medical expenses.

Here are the steps you need to take to begin the claim insurance filing process.

When You Need an Insurance Claims Attorney

If your insurance company has denied your claim or has failed to respond in a timely manner, you may need to call in a hurricane property damage attorney to assert your legal rights and protect your financial future.

Unfortunately, insurance companies have been known to undervalue or deny claims when first submitted. This is because they are a business, and their focus is on maximizing profits, not in paying out claims. And because of the widespread devastation across Florida from Irma, your claim will just be one in several hundred thousand that requires review and consideration before any payments are made.

This can prove to be a financial hardship for you and your family if your insurance company denies your claim or does not settle it in a timely manner. When it comes to that, you need an insurance claims attorney to fight for you and get you the support you need as soon as possible.

Under Florida law, only a licensed attorney can represent you in civil court in your property insurance dispute claim. If successful, your attorney’s fees are paid by your insurance company and will not come out of your settlement.

If you are experiencing or anticipating any problems with your personal or commercial property damage claim, you can contact Andrew Norden a leading Hurricane damage lawyer with the Osborne & Francis law firm. The firm is providing free case reviews now for victims of Hurricane Irma.

About Osborne & Francis Law Firm PLLC

With over a half-century of combined experience, the civil trial attorneys at the Boca Raton law firm of Osborne & Francis PLLC, have a proven record of successfully litigating complex cases on a national scale.  Specializing in property damage insurance claims, medical device and pharmaceutical litigation, medical malpractice, and personal injury cases, the firm has secured multi-million-dollar verdicts and settlements and has become one of Florida’s ‘go-to’ firms for all types of civil litigation matters.  For more information, visit https://www.realtoughlawyers.com

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