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Wind Damage Claims

Wind Damages Policy Holder Denied Claims Lawsuits

Wind Damage Claims | Lawsuits, Lawyers |Policy Holders: Financial Losses, Property Damages | Denied Clams, Bad Faith Denials, Insurance Providers

While thousands of homes in coastal areas of the Gulf Coast were flooded by the recent hurricanes, homes in inland cities were damaged by wind. Standard homeowner’s policies cover damage from wind or wind-driven rain but insurance adjusters are using a disclaimer about flooding to get out of paying claims on homes that were only damaged by wind. If your insurance company has denied your homeowner’s insurance claim our attorneys can help.

Most homeowner’s policies contain a sentence excluding “flood, surface water, waves, tidal water, overflow of a body of water or spray from any of these.” Insurance adjusters are denying homeowner’s claims in flooded areas like New Orleans and Biloxi but they have also denied thousands of claims in non-flooded areas like Baton Rouge. The denial of homeowner’s claims in non-flooded areas is fraudulent and a blatant act of bad faith.

People purchase insurance to provide assistance in times when we need help the most. It is unconscionable that insurance companies choose profits over helping their clients who have paid substantial money for coverage.

Legal Help For Victims Affected By Wind Damages

Parker & Waichman, LLP has helped victims of all types of bad faith insurance claim denials receive the compensation that they deserve. If your wind damage claim has been denied, please fill out the form at the right for a free case evaluation by a qualified attorney or call us at 1-800-YOURLAWYER (1-800-968-7529).


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Judge: Corps can be sued over flood

Feb 3, 2007 |
The Army Corps of Engineers can't assert immunity in a lawsuit over the catastrophic flooding following Hurricane Katrina, because of the plaintiffs' claim that flooding stemmed from the agency's negligence in fixing defects in the Mississippi River-Gulf Outlet navigation project that it had known of for years, a New Orleans federal court judge ruled Friday. U.S. District Judge Stanwood Duval's ruling cleared the way for WDSU-TV anchorman Norman Robinson, a Lower 9th Ward couple and two St....

Judge OKs Katrina flood suit vs. Corps

Feb 2, 2007 | AP
Residents whose homes were flooded during Hurricane Katrina can sue the Army Corps of Engineers over claims the agency ignored warnings about defects in a nearby navigation channel, a federal judge ruled Friday. The ruling, one of the first significant decisions in a set of cases over what caused the flooding, may force the Corps to hand over documents about the management of the channel. "Now we will have an opportunity to see what goes on behind closed doors," said a trial lawyer...

Insurer admits wind led to hurricane damage

Jan 24, 2007 |
A historic agreement with State Farm Fire & Casualty Co. means up to $500 million in payments to Mississippi policyholders previously dissatisfied with their Hurricane Katrina insurance settlements. Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood said Tuesday that State Farm will pay 50 percent of policy limits to certain homeowners left with only slabs. State Farm previously had denied those claims, maintaining water led to the destruction and the company was unable to find any separate wind damage...

State Farm Loses Benchmark Katrina Case

Jan 13, 2007 |
In a ruling that may have ramifications on hundreds of other lawsuits, a federal judge in Mississippi declared that State Farm Fire & Casualty Co. is liable for damage to a couple’s Biloxi home following Hurricane Katrina. While the insurance company is responsible for paying $223,292 in damages to the home, the key part of the ruling was the award by a jury of $2.5 million in punitive damages. The ruling by U.S. District Judge L.T. Senter Jr. may be troubling news for State Farm and...

Parker Waichman LLP Retained by Hundreds of Hurricane Katrina Victims Whose Insurance Claims Have Been Denied

Jan 11, 2007 |
Parker Waichman LLP ( announced that it has been retained by hundreds of clients in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi whose insurance claims related to damage caused by Hurricane Katrina were denied. Under state and federal laws, insurance companies are required to resolve claims with their insureds in good faith and with fair dealing. Unfortunately, thousands of insurance policyholders are unable to put their lives back together because of widespread improper...

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