Hurricane Irma: Statute of Limitations Running Out on Insurance Claims

Statute of Limitations on Insurance Claims are Running Out for Those Affected by Hurricane Irma Property insurance hurricane claims have time limits per Florida Law Statute 627.70132. Any damage incurred from a hurricane or windstorm must be claimed within three years of the incident, which means the clock is ticking for anyone seeking compensation due to problems stemming from Hurricane Irma.  Irma was a category 5 hurricane at its peak that wreaked havoc throughout the Caribbean and into…

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Do I Need a Lawyer for My Hurricane Insurance Claim?

The Value of Hiring a Lawyer for Your Hurricane Insurance Claim Let’s face it—when you’re a property owner in Southern Florida, hurricanes are a part of life, and that can translate into damage in one form or another. In a way it’s like a rite of passage. You’re not a true Floridian until you’re gone through your first storm, and you officially become a Floridian property owner when you file your first insurance claim. And when that time comes, you…

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What Kind of Lawyer Do I Need for Condo Association Insurance Issues?

Does Our Florida Condo Association Need an Insurance Lawyer? When you’re responsible for a condo association, you face a range of unique challenges. Perhaps first and foremost among these involves the necessity to maintain the reputation of your association, and to uphold the property and membership value. That means not only ensuring that the structures and properties remain in outstanding condition, but that when damage does occur, it is repaired promptly. That means dealing with insurance companies, which is in…

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Tips for Filing a Roof Damage Insurance Claim

Learn More About Roofing Insurance Claims for Storm Damage As a homeowner, there are few things as frustrating as dealing with property damage and the subsequent insurance claims. If you’re reading this, it probably means that you’ve experienced roof damage and now you’re looking for information about filing an insurance claim. So let’s get right to it. First and foremost, if you’re filing roof insurance claims for storm damage, make sure that everyone is safe and that the storm hasn’t resulted…

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Get Your Roof Inspected

Thousands of Florida Residents Have Had Their Roofs Replaced Through Insurance Proceeds – Most Didn’t Even Know They Had Hurricane Irma Damage Before a Professional Inspection From September 9 through September 12, Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc across the state of Florida. Widespread damage was reported across nearly the entire state, damaging all types of properties and roofing systems. Over two years following the strongest hurricane ever observed in the open Atlantic, we are still seeing new claims reported every day.…

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How to Recognize an Insurance Claim Attorney Who Will Deliver Results

Find a Qualified and Effective Home Insurance Claim Attorney in Naples As the old saying goes, your home is your castle, and that means you need to protect it. To do so, you need to know that in the event of damage—whether from incidental day to day issues or catastrophic hurricanes—your home will get the repairs it needs so that you can get life back to normal. While ideally this would involve having your insurance company handle your claim promptly…

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Need a Condo Water Damage Lawyer? Help Is Here

Hire a Cape Coral and Naples Water Damage Insurance Lawyer Who Will Get You Paid Once a storm or flood has come and gone and your condo has experienced water damage, many people find that it can be extremely difficult to get their insurance company to pay for repairs. There are a variety of reasons for this. Oftentimes homeowners assume that their insurance policy covers water damage, only to find that they needed a different policy once it’s already too late.…

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How to Hire the Right Lawyer for Hurricane Damage Claims

A Few Things You Should Look for in a Hurricane Property Damage Attorney When a hurricane strikes, it’s essential that you have all the support you need to conduct repairs to any damage inflicted on your home or property. In an ideal world, that means having an insurance company that will pay out on your claim promptly and in full, but we all know that doesn’t always happen. In fact, most insurance companies will do whatever they can to avoid…

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All About Roof Flashing

Flashing helps direct the flow of water around openings. Since water can seep into your home’s walls, deteriorating building materials, causing structural damage, and creating moisture and mold problems, it is very important to properly install flashing when constructing a new house or altering the exterior of a house. Flashing is used beneath the first course above ground level in a masonry building, above all wood trim on shelves, doors, and windows, where exterior stairs and decks attach to the…

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Florida AOB Reform – Can assignee contractors negotiate insurance claims?

I was recently asked in a forum regarding the HB 7065 bill if a contractor with an AOB can negotiate an insurance claim. The law is very clear on this issue.   The short answer is that the new law, which became effective July 1, 2019, prohibits the negotiation of an insurance claim by a contractor even with an AOB.  Negotiation of an insurance claim by a contractor with an AOB post HB7065 is a violation of the unlicensed public adjusting…

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