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Insurers, policyholders brace themselves for Hurricane Laura claims

On Behalf of | Sep 10, 2020 | Insurance Law

The destruction of Hurricane Laura, the category 4 storm that ripped through Louisiana  has been catastrophic. In addition to displacing numerous people and claiming 10 lives, the hurricane also wrought an estimated $4 to $7 billion in property damage.

As survivors struggle to pick up the pieces of their lives, they also face the long road of filing insurance claims to recover compensation for their damages. Likewise, insurance companies nationwide are bracing themselves for the inevitable volume of claims. Louisiana courts will face heightened public scrutiny as the claims work their way in and through the court system.

What providers and claimants should consider

This challenging situation can leave Louisana insurance providers and claimants in a difficult situation as they try to navigate the complexities of these claims. It is critical that all parties have knowledgeable legal guidance by their side who can help plan their next steps and ensure that their rights are protected.