Fire, water, mold, wind and vandalism may cause extensive damage to residential and commercial properties. Filing an insurance claim to recover for damages can help rebuild and repair your property after the devastation. Insurance lawyers assist policyholders throughout the property damage claim process, including before reporting the claim, while the claim is pending, and if necessary, litigating if the claim is undervalued or denied. Though it is not necessary to hire property damage attorneys to file an insurance claim, a thorough evaluation and explanation of damages may improve a policyholders chances of receiving the benefits they are entitled to.
Profit motivated insurance companies may unreasonably delay payment of a claim, underestimate the value of a claim, or partially or totally deny a claim. Legal counsel may help expedite the approval of the benefits. John P. Cole assists policy holders in property damage claims, litigates property damages lawsuits, and fights to recover the compensation provided under the policy.