Property damage often occurs with very little warning, and there can be disastrous consequences. Even when property owners have insurance, the coverage doesn’t always extend to natural disasters. And if it does, the coverage is often insufficient.
Wildfires are a major threat to those who those who live in warm and dry climates, especially in California. The National Interagency Fire Center found there have already been about 390,000 acres burned so far in California throughout 2015. Each year, fires across the country cause billions of dollars in property damage.
This kind of catastrophic property damage often occurs due to the negligence of a utility company. Representatives may make dangerous errors, such as not allowing for adequate clearance when working around power lines, forested areas, and brush.
Extensive property damage can mean you have to relocate on short notice and bear the burden of repairs and the rebuilding process. We provide essential support and advice about how to file a claim against the parties responsible for your property damage.
If you’re dealing with property damage as a result of a wildfire, or some other unfortunate incident, schedule a consultation with our team. We can examine the details of your case and discuss the path to compensation for the damages you’ve suffered.