What Qualifies as a Business Interruption Claim
The Doan Law Firm
1 Riverway Suite 2325
Houston, Texas 77056
Early reports reveal that business interruption insurance claims are likely
to be a dominate factor in the aftermath of devastating Hurricane Harvey.
The reality is that thousands of businesses were shuttered, or at least
partially impaired, after the catastrophic storm that ravaged Houston,
Harris County, and other parts of the state of Texas. The Doan Law Firm
activated a Hurricane Harvey Hotline at (833) FLOOD-LAWYER. The hotline
is staffed around the clock. You can talk to a Hurricane Harvey business
interruption insurance claim lawyer right now.
Hurricane Harvey Property Damage and Business Interruption Insurance Claims
Some businesses in Texas face pursuing both Hurricane Harvey property damage
insurance claims and Hurricane Harvey business interruption insurance
claims. You may be in this position if your business has been shuttered,
or at partially impaired, because of damage caused by the story. Some
businesses are already beginning to feel the impact of insurance companies
delaying the investigation or settlement of bona fide property damage
and business interruption claims. In addition, a growing number of insured
business owners are finding themselves in a pitched battle with their
insurance companies when it comes to claim denials.
If prior major storms are any guide, an ever increasing number of insurance
companies will deny claims, contending that a particularly type of damage
is not covered. Specifically, insurance companies will deny claims contending
that damage was caused by flooding, which is not covered by a particular
The reality is that coverage for so-called flood damage to a business is
far nuanced. If you are a business owner, you need the professional assistance
of a skilled, experienced Hurricane Harvey property damage lawyer to fight
for your rights in the aftermath of the storm.
Hurricane Harvey Business Interruption Insurance Coverage Extends Beyond
You may have experienced an interruption in the operations of your business,
totally or partially, in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey that arise
from reasons unrelated to property damage at the premises. In other words,
your business may have sustained no real property damage because of Hurricane
Harvey, but other very really factors impact your business' ability
Hurricane Harvey related damages around your business may effectively prevent
ingress and egress to your place of businesses. Simply put, storm damage
may prevent you and your employees to appropriately access your business,
let alone your customers of clients. Although this is a situation that
hopefully has been or will be rectified sooner rather than later, you
nonetheless have or will continue to suffer losses as a result.
In addition, basic utilities needed to run your business may have been
interrupted because of the storm. This can include electricity, gas, water,
or sewage. Depending on the nature and extent of damages to utilities,
your business may have been, or will be, impacted for a more extended
period of time.
A Doan Law Firm Hurricane Harvey business interruption insurance claim
lawyer will fight to ensure that you are not short-changed by an insurance
company when it comes to losses arising from surrounding storm-caused
obstacles that negatively impacted your business operations.
We Fight for Full Compensation for You
All signs indicate that insurance companies have no intention of reaching
appropriate settlements of Hurricane Harvey business interruption insurance
claims in a timely manner. The stark reality is that insurance companies
are not primarily in business to settle your claim in a fair and full
manner. Rather, insurance companies exist to make money for their stockholders.
Your insurance company increases its profits by paying you less money
on your Hurricane Harvey insurance claim.
Our Hurricane Harvey business interruption claim legal team knows the tactics
used by insurance companies to delay or minimize settlements. Our attorneys
have proven strategies designed to take on an insurance company seemingly
intent on not paying you what you deserve for your business losses. We
are ready to go to battle for you -- today!
Call The Doan Law Firm Today
Call The Doan Law Firm Hurricane Harvey Hotline right now at (833) FLOOD-LAWYER
to schedule an appointment with an experienced business property damage
attorney from our firm. We can schedule an immediate initial consultation
with you at any one of our offices in Texas, at your home, your business,
or any place convenient for you. We can even arrange a virtual consultation
with you via the internet. There is no charge for an initial consultation.
At The Doan Law Firm, we charge no fee in your case unless we win a Hurricane
Harvey business interruption insurance claim settlement, or lawsuit judgment,
in your favor. If we don't win your case, you pay nothing.
The Doan Law Firm is located conveniently in Houston at:
Houston, Texas 77056