Negotiating or Litigating a Fire Insurance Claim
Florida Fire Insurance Lawyer
After a fire, your insurance company will assess the harm caused to your
home or place of business. If this is done in a fair and ethical manner
which follows the terms of your agreement, items such as temporary lodging,
food and clothing will be covered. In addition, repair and/or replacement
of damaged property should occur. After all, you have fire insurance and
you paid your monthly installments, so all should be fine. Commonly, though,
report of the fire to your insurer can start a long and difficult process
which ends up in your
insurance claim being denied in part or in whole and the repairs and replacements being
inadequate. The firm works to see that this doesn't happen.
With over 50 years of hard-won experience and many thousands of cases successfully
behind them, the attorneys at LeavenLaw understands the devastation that
a fire can bring about. A committed
Florida insurance claim attorney from their firm also knows the aggressive and skilled legal actions that
are frequently required to make an insurance company fulfill their contractual
It starts with your insurance company wanting to know how the fire started.
If this is at all in question, it can lead to your claim being delayed
or denied or the victim being accused of starting the fire. From the outset
of your case, your rights need to be protected and any attempts to deny
or devalue your claim must be prevented and/or strongly contested.
Repair or Replacement of Fire Damage
One of the actions that an insurance company will undertake is to severely
underestimate the amount of damage to your home or business and what it
will take to truly resolve your losses. Sometimes, fire damage is not
obvious but heat and smoke can cause irreparable harm to electrical wiring,
appliances and a host of other items. The offer you receive may be for
a quick fix up when full repairs or replacement is needed. If the fire
was at your company, it is important that your business interruption coverage
is paid fully and on time. Either through negotiation or litigation, the
firm strives to obtain the full amount that you are factually owed.
Contact a Florida fire insurance claim lawyer
for help in obtaining fair repair or replacement of property damaged in a fire.