When to Hire an Attorney for a Property Damage Claim
When commercial or residential properties sustain heavy damage and require substantial repairs, you will likely need to submit a property damage claim to your insurance provider for assistance. Property damage claims are simply requests from the affected party for coverage of their losses. A property damage claim can extend to any insured property including cars, boats, airplanes, etc. Damage to a home or business, on the other hand, is more likely to necessitate the services of a property damage lawyer.
At the Potts Law Firm, we don’t just focus on high-dollar personal injury claims, but also devote a significant portion of our practice to insurance claims. Knowing when to contact a lawyer for a property damage claim can ensure you are on track to having your claim properly handled.
Types of Property Damage Claims
Some sources of property damages include, but are not limited to:
- Fire and Smoke
How We Can Help
When your home or business sustains damage, the experience can be extremely frustrating and discouraging. To add to the grief, many insurance companies deny claims or pay the absolute bare minimum for each claim. We recommend consulting with an attorney, especially if you believe your claim is being handled unfairly. Insurance policies can be difficult to understand and decipher, a property damage lawyer can simplify it and provide direction and an honest assessment of your insurance provider’s settlement offer. We can assist you in properly documenting all damages and submitting your claim. With an attorney on your side, you are more likely to come out of the situation with the highest amount of recovered damages. Our team of seasoned insurance lawyers know all the tricks and tactics that insurance companies use to avoid compensating you what you deserve. We have a history of successes in property damage claims and we are ready to fight for you.
Contact a Top-Rated Property Damage Lawyer
We have many years of experience in assisting property owners resolve insurance claims and gaining a just restitution. Let us evaluate your claim and advise you on your possible legal options.
Unfortunately, insurance companies do not always treat all claims fairly as they essentially make decisions intended to maximize their own profits. Despite your policy most likely covering the damage to the property, it’s contents, and business interruption losses, your insurer can still exhibit bad faith tactics, which is when you should contact an attorney. The best time to hire a Houston property damage lawyer would be right after the damage occurs.
Unsure if you need to contact a lawyer regarding your claim? When your dealing with a high stake claim, for both you and your insurer, there is a higher likelihood for dispute. This can include large, costly and complex claims, claims where fault is not easily established, or claims where you and the insurance adjusters couldn’t come to an agreement on.
If you are unsure if you have a case, don’t hesitate to call us today for a free consultation. Our team of experienced attorneys are ready to review your claim and fight for you.
“They were able to complete it in a timely manner and were great at keeping me up to date with communication throughout the entire process. I highly recommend using this law firm if the need arises.”- Stephen P.
“Michael Bins has been extremely helpful in helping us to navigate a situation with an insurance claim on a commercial property. He’s gone above and beyond in moving our case toward a positive resolution that we’re satisfied with.”- Theo C.
“They know the law from every angle, dig deep, and will not accept anything less than what was asked in the original suit. The Potts team never backed down until the case was settled in full.”- Molly H.