Hurricane Matthew Insurance Claims in Miami

Get Miami Homeowner’s Insurance Attorney on Your Side

October 2016’s Hurricane Matthew is the latest tropical storm to wreak havoc on the Southeast coast of the United States, displacing thousands and causing severe flooding throughout Florida and other coastal states. With heavy rain and wind speeds clocked at more than 200 miles per hour, the storm left a catastrophic trail of destruction, leaving more than 100,000 people without power and causing serious damage to countless homes.

While many have prepared for this storm by purchasing hurricane insurance, reports have already surfaced of insurance companies’ attempts to delay or deny payment of Hurricane Matthew-related homeowner's insurance claims to residents of Miami-Dade County and the rest of the state. If you have encountered difficulty collecting your entitled financial coverage under your insurance policy following this devastating storm, contact Cohen Law today. Our powerful insurance attorneys understand the laws and regulations that surround your situation and can ensure you receive the coverage you deserve.

Protect your rights as a policyholder. Call (305) 967-7550 today.

Due to its location the eastern coast of Florida near the Atlantic Ocean, the city of Miami is frequently slammed with devastating tropical storms and hurricanes on a yearly basis. Following the devastation of a hurricane, many people turn to their homeowner’s insurance policies as their only source of financial assistance. Unfortunately, insurance companies may sometimes resort to less-than-honest tactics in order to limit, deny, or delay payment of hurricane damage claims.

If your home has been damaged in a hurricane, contact the knowledgeable Miami homeowner’s insurance lawyers at Cohen Law. With more than a decade’s worth of legal experience, our skilled legal professionals can help you file a strong claim with your insurance company and maximize your chances of securing fair financial reimbursement.

Filing a Hurricane Damage Claim in Miami

Since hurricanes can bring torrential flooding and wind gusts up to 150 miles per hour, severe storms can completely ravage an area and level entire houses. Depending on the construction and location of your home, the damage could be far less severe. It is in these cases that your insurance provider may attempt to dodge financial responsibility and claim that the damage to your home was not actually caused by a hurricane.

Be sure to catalogue all damage caused by a hurricane, including:

  • Flood damage and broken pipes
  • Shattered windows
  • Sheared roofing
  • Removed sections of framework

It is also highly recommended you photograph your home and belongings before hurricane season as a means of having a concrete, provable distinction of the condition of your home before a natural disaster. Our attorneys can help you file a claim with your insurance and ensure you are given your entitled compensation without any unnecessary hassle.

Protect Your Rights as a Policyholder

The bottom line is that if your homeowner’s insurance policy says that it covers hurricane damage, it should – no questions asked. At Cohen Law, our Miami homeowner’s insurance attorneys can protect you against the bad faith tactics of insurance companies and ensure they honor their contractual obligations. Backed by numerous positive client testimonials and more than a decade’s worth of legal experience, your case is sure to be in excellent hands.

Schedule a free consultation today to review your legal options.