The past year has been an uncertain and challenging year for many Americans, none more so than the residents of the southeast states. Hurricane Sally made landfall near the Alabama and Mississippi border as a Category 2 hurricane with sustained wind speeds over 105 miles per hour. Many homes and businesses have been damaged and destroyed by the storm’s winds and flooding, leaving our communities to deal with the aftermath.
If your home or business has been damaged as a result of Hurricane Sally, it’s more important now than ever to fully understand your legal rights. We understand the challenges and difficulties you may face in the aftermath of a hurricane. Call us today for a free consultation with an attorney. We can discuss your case and help you understand what legal options are available to you.
I have been affected by Sally. What should I do?
If your home or property has been impacted by Hurricane Sally, you may be uncertain of what your next steps should be. While it may seem difficult, you do not have to go through this alone. Iit is important, however, to take action to protect your property and legal rights with the next steps below:
Mitigate the damage: Your first step should be to take precautionary measures to mitigate the damage to your property if possible. If you can do so safely, board up broken windows and apply a tarp where necessary. This can help prevent insurance companies from denying claims, citing additional damage after the fact.
Document the damage: Your next step should be to take photos and videos of the affected areas, including any personal items or property. Creating a list of the damages can also help to document your full losses. These photos, videos, and documentation will help serve as evidence and explain the extent of the damages.
Review your policy with your lawyer: By assessing your damages with your lawyer, he or she can evaluate your claim and help you understand your legal options. This can help put you at ease that an experienced team is behind you, helping fight for your right to maximum compensation.
For a free legal consultation with a Sally Claims lawyer serving Gulfport, call 800-537-8185
What if my business was damaged by Hurricane Sally?
The Morris Bart law firm has experienced Commercial Hurricane Claims Lawyers on hand and ready to help you with your business insurance claims. Depending on your business’ coverage, you may also be eligible for business interruption compensation. For a free business insurance policy review call us now. We can give you a no-cost consultation to help you fully understand your legal options.
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What common damages might be covered?
Hurricanes are mostly characterized by high winds, flying debris, and flooding from the storm surge. Below are the most common types of damages that may be covered by your policy.
- Flooding: Storm surges, low elevation, or poor drainage can lead to flooding. Once the water clears, water damage, mold, and mildew may remain.
- Roof Damage: High winds can put a lot of strain on a roof and create a lift pressure effect. This can result in tiles being torn off or portions of roofing coming away from the structure.
- Broken Windows: Even shuttered or boarded windows can be damaged by strong enough wind or flying debris.
- Damaged Doors: High winds can create a pull on the doors on your home. Garage doors can be particularly vulnerable, due to their large surface area and unique function. Glass sliding doors can also be susceptible to damage from wind or flying debris.
- Contents Damage: If damage occurred to your roof, windows, or doors, whether from flooding or wind, the contents of your home may also have taken on damage that may be covered under your policy.
- Structural Damage: In worst cases, the structure of your home or business may become compromised by the high wind speeds and flying debris.
If you have experienced any of the above damage, or other damages not listed, due to Hurricane Sally, call us today for a free consultation to learn more about your legal options.
What if my Hurricane Sally claim has been denied?
If you have already submitted a claim for Hurricane Sally damages and your insurance company has denied it or is not offering you fair compensation for your damages, you may still have legal options. Our experienced Hurricane Claim attorneys can review your home or business policy and help you understand your legal options with a no-cost consultation. Call us to get started today.
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Filing a claim for Hurricane Sally damages.
If you have experienced damage or loss as a result of Hurricane Sally, call the Morris Bart law office today at (228) 357-9621. Our experienced residential and commercial hurricane claims attorneys can help you understand your policy and navigate negotiations with your insurance company. We can handle your claim to ensure you receive maximum compensation for your damages. To learn more about what legal options you might have or to get started immediately, call the Morris Bart law office now.
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