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Hurricane Matthew Flood Insurance Attorneys Visit St. Augustine Homes, Businesses

Attorneys Tom Young and J.R. Whaley have cleared their calendars for the week of December 12th (M-F) to make themselves available to visit with flood damaged home and business owners in the St. Augustine area. If you would like J.R. […]

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Victory! FEMA Extends Hurricane Matthew Proof of Loss Deadline 60 days

After petitioning The White House and conducting a massive social media campaign on Facebook and Twitter where we contacted dozens of local, state and federal elected officials, it was announced yesterday that the National Flood Insurance Program’s usual 60 day […]

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FEMA: Extend Hurricane Matthew Proof of Loss Deadline

This morning I created a petition on Whitehouse.gov asking that the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) issue an extension of at least 60 days for Hurricane Matthew flood victims to file their “Proof of Loss” documents. FEMA’s National Flood Insurance […]

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Public Adjuster or Attorney? Who should I hire for my Florida flood insurance claim?

While there are public adjusters who work independently of insurance companies that Florida flood victims may hire after Hurricane Matthew, by instead hiring a law firm with an adjuster on staff, insureds can enjoy the benefit of both an adjuster […]

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Hurricane Matthew Insurance Claims Meeting Held

On Wednesday, October 19, The Law Office of Thomas L. Young, P.A., in conjunction with The Whaley Law Firm in Louisiana, presented a community meeting in St. Augustine where attorneys Tom Young and J.R. Whaley discussed the National Flood Insurance […]

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Hurricane Matthew Insurance Claims Community Meeting – St. Augustine

On Wednesday I attended a meeting in St. Augustine at Flagler College organized by Florida’s Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater and Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier. Invitees included dozens of insurance executives from Florida’s homeowners insurance industry. The tone was generally one […]

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After Hurricane Matthew, Insurance Industry Claim Rhetoric Unfortunate

Demanding Full & Fair Payment from Insurers In the wake of Hurricane Matthew, residents and business owners are reminded that resolution of insurance claims – flood, homeowners, business interruption or otherwise – is a negotiation with an insurance company. It may be beneficial […]

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Hurricane Matthew Flood Insurance and Property Damage Claim Facts

Recent victims of Hurricane Matthew need to be aware of some of the basic facts of flood insurance: Homeowner’s insurance does not typically cover flood damage. Flood damage is compensated from flood policies issued under the National Flood Insurance Program. […]

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Hurricane Matthew Flood Insurance Deadlines You Can’t Miss

We have previously highlighted some important things to know about your flood insurance, as well as the importance of having an independent adjuster and flood insurance attorney estimate your damages. We’ve discussed why you need to know how the claims […]

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Hurricane Matthew Flood Insurance Tips

As Hurricane Matthew moves east and waters recede, the recovery begins. And that recovery will take money — money to rebuild homes, reopen businesses, replace furnishings, and remake devastated communities. Flood insurance is intended to do just that. But how […]