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Are wind related damages covered by your business insurance?

On Behalf of | Dec 14, 2018 | Commercial Property Damage Insurance Claims |

Those who own commercial property in the Metairie area have worked hard to get where they’re at. They have spent the time purchasing the property and want to do what they can to protect the property once they own it. If a commercial property is damaged by wind, most property owners assume that their insurance will cover the damages.

Some business owners may be surprised to know that their insurance policy may not cover wind-related losses or they may find that the insurance company does not do an adequate job in evaluating the wind-related damages. In Louisiana, wind-related damages can be common and natural disasters can ruin a property. Insurance companies understand these losses happen frequently in Louisiana and can delay or even avoid paying a claim for wind-related damages.

If a commercial property owner finds themselves with wind-related damages, they may want to speak with a legal professional who is skilled in property damage. An attorney understands the tremendous loss their client may be facing and can help them get the settlement they need to restore their property to its original state. Structural, mechanical, and large-scale roofing catastrophic events can be complicated and having an attorney handle the claim from beginning to end is important. An attorney also understands how insurance companies work and can make sure they fairly interpret an insurance policy.

Wind-related and natural disaster damages are common in Louisiana. Commercial property owners need to have an attorney on their side to make sure their insurance claim is handled properly and thoroughly. There is a lot at stake for property owners when it comes to damage on their property which is why an attorney is so important.