William Barousse, Hurricane Claims Process
Hurricane Claims Louisiana Attorney William Barousse could help you recover compensation for your damages. Mr. Barousse has experience handling Hurricane Claim cases like yours.
Unfortunately, living in New Orleans or other parts of Louisiana also means living with annual hurricanes and tropical storms. Each storm has the potential to do damage totaling hundreds of thousands, even millions, of dollars. Despite being so common, insurance companies often still make the claims process difficult to navigate on your own.
Top New Orleans attorney William Barousse has experience working and negotiating with insurance companies. With Mr. Barousse’s help, you can receive insurance coverage for all your damages.
The Steps of A Hurricane Insurance Claim
Once you ensure the safety of yourself and your loved ones, it is important to find your insurance policy and contact your insurance company to make a claim. Though you can consult your policy to determine whether the claims process requires a simple phone call or if you need to do it in writing, it is always a good idea to put the claim in writing, so the insurance company cannot deny receiving the claim. Once the claim is submitted, the insurance company begins an investigation to determine whether it will provide the insurance coverage.
Though the claims process may seem straightforward, insurance policies can be complicated- and Mr. Barousse can help you decipher what coverage is available to you and how to recover under the policy. Typical homeowner’s insurance policies provide four types of coverage: to compensate you for damage to your home itself, to compensate you for damage to structures other than your home on your property like sheds or detached garages, to compensate you for damage to your personal property like clothes and furniture, and money for expenses you incur while your home if being repaired like rental assistance.
New Orleans Attorney William Barousse extensive experience with insurance companies and hurricane claim cases help to get the maximum compensation for your injuries.
Mr. Barousse’s trial experience helps his clients because other lawyers know that William is always ready and able to take a hurricane claim case to trial in Louisiana.
Mr. Barousse’s career has focused on catastrophic injury, wrongful death, brain injuries, and hurricane claims. His experience in these areas will help you in your own case.
Information Required to Prove Claim
No piece of information is unimportant. Any detail could help you prove your claim. This can include pictures, video, and estimates for your repairs. Mr. Barousse can help you identify which pieces of information should be submitted with your insurance claim.
Many insurance companies will have proof of loss forms they use to provide this proof. While not all insurance companies require proof of loss, it is important to know whether this is a requirement.
The Investigation of a Hurricane Insurance Claim
Once the claim is submitted, the insurance company opens an investigation into your property damage. Should your claim be denied, your Insurance company is required to provide a written explanation for denying your claim. Insurance companies are not allowed to deny a claim without an investigation.
As a claimant, your involvement in the claims process is typically limited to providing all information related to the claim and potentially appearing for an examination under oath. Depending on the insurance company, the examination under oath could be in writing or orally. During the examination under oath, the insurance company will ask questions related to the claim and may ask for all documentation in your possession. Mr. Barousse will prepare you for what to expect during an examination under oath and will be at the examination with you.
Contact William Barousse to Discuss Your Hurricane Claim
Not being fully compensated for your damages by your insurance company is the last thing you want to deal with after a storm wrecked your property. Fortunately, Mr. Barousse has spent his career working on insurance cases, so he understands the process of making an insurance claim. Contact top attorney William Barousse for help putting together a winning hurricane insurance claim.
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Mr. Barousse has significant experiences in personal injury lawsuits involving catastrophic injury, wrongful death, brain injuries, and more. Contact William Barousse today for an evaluation of your case.