Insurance Expert Offers Valuable Tips After Irma

Russel Lazega is one of the nation’s leading insurance litigation attorneys. His firm, Florida Advocates, specializes in insurance litigation and has successfully handled Florida Advocates has successfully handled well over twenty-five thousand insurance cases and appeals throughout Florida.

“It’s hard enough dealing with the chaos that arises from a storm or flood but add to that the frustration of having to fight with your own insurance company that promised to be there when disaster strikes,” Lazega said.

Lazega knows too well what homeowners and business will be dealing with in the weeks and months ahead.

Here are some of his recommendations:

1) As soon as it’s safe take steps to prevent further damage (such as professionally removing fallen trees, drying out inside water damage and tarping roofs) — contact us if you need referrals – we work with great people throughout the state who specialize in this.

2) Take photos and video of all damage to document your claim and check for your insurance policy info.

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3) A good public adjuster can take the headache out of the claim process including documenting the claim for you insurer and negotiating the settlement for you. Believe me — it’s worth it and we know many highly qualified public adjusters throughout the state who can help you submit and negotiate the claim. Remember, the insurance company’s adjuster works for the insurance company.  A public adjuster works for YOU as YOUR advocate.

Questions? – Reach out for help

Russ@fladvocates.com

Call: 855-FL-ADVOCATES

Stay safe, everyone!

Russel Lazega

Russel Lazega is a leading insurance litigation attorney whose firm, Florida Advocates, specializes in insurance litigation and literally writes several of Florida’s leading legal texts on Insurance Law. Florida Advocates has successfully handled well over twenty-five thousand insurance cases and appeals throughout Florida.

Mr. Lazega is rated AV © by Martindale Hubble (the publication’s highest rating for skill and professionalism Additionally, Mr. Lazega is a past-president of the North Dade Bar Association, the incoming president of the South Broward Bar Association and lectures across the country on insurance issues.