The 2022 hurricane season is one month away and with Hurricane Preparedness Week running from May 1 and ending May 7, it’s time to start getting hurricane plans ready so that you can prepare your home, family, and pets for the upcoming season. We recommend that homeowners, business owners, condo owners, HOAs, and renters prepare now. Make preparedness a priority during the month of May.
During Hurricane Preparedness Week, everyone who lives in a hurricane-prone community should take time to ensure they have adequate legal and financial protection for their property and possessions while also taking steps to make their home or business more resilient to the impacts of storm damage. The 2022 Atlantic hurricane season begins on June 1 and ends on Nov. 30.
Predictions from scientists at Colorado State University say there will be at least 19 named storms and nine hurricanes in 2022. An average season normally has 14 named storms. This year’s storm season is expected to bring above-normal activity. Storm damage can include wind, flood, fires, mold, lightning, hail, and tornadoes.
Corless Law Group takes a results-oriented approach to litigating storm damage claims while passionately protecting the rights of residential and commercial property owners. During Hurricane Preparedness Week, it is important to complete the following:
- Determine your risk
- Develop an evacuation plan
- Assemble disaster supplies/emergency kit, including food and water to get you through seven days plus a first aid kit and a weather radio with batteries in case the power goes out
- Collect important documents related to your house, car, and medications
- Start your insurance review process by reading the declarations page of your policy for details on how much coverage you have, your deductibles, and how a claim will be paid
- Strengthen and secure your home
- Keep cash on hand if ATMs and credit card readers are not working or accessible due to hurricanes or related outages
Property owners who pay insurance premiums to make sure they are covered for storm damage are often disappointed when they discover that the process of filing a claim, collecting what they think is owed to them, and getting repairs made satisfactorily is frustrating because their insurance company attempts to delay, deny or underpay valid claims and repairs. Corless Law Group doesn’t want to see this happen to you so call us at 813-258-4998 for a free, no-obligation consultation.
The destructive path of hurricanes can reach far beyond the initial storm damage. Storms can be financially devastating for someone whose home or business has been severely damaged or even completely destroyed. It is important to understand the elements that might affect your insurance payout after a hurricane, so speak to our experienced property damage claim lawyers.
We leave no stone unturned and try to provide you with the best possible outcome for your case. While some property damage claim lawyers focus their practice on specific geographic areas of Florida, Corless Law Group has a track record of successfully litigating insurance disputes throughout the Sunshine State, from the Florida Keys to Daytona and Fort Myers to Tampa. Florida’s coastal exposure means that when hurricanes hit, a lot of people are negatively impacted, which is why you need a property damage claims attorney fighting for your rights. If your insurance company refuses to cover the extent of your hurricane damage, talk with an experienced hurricane and property damage attorney at Corless Law Group.
For each case, I bring 25+ years of litigation experience handling insurance dispute cases. Our team provides free consultations to review the details of your property damage claim to determine the best path forward. Contact us at 813-258-4998. We help Florida policyholders secure full and fair compensation to fix their property and get their lives back on track after hurricanes and other devastating storms.