Damage to your home or other property from natural disasters and unforeseen accidents can create hazardous living conditions that demand immediate attention.
Most insurance companies will make every effort to deny your property damage claim or pay out as little as possible. That is why it is critical to have an experienced and knowledgeable attorney fighting for your rights.
The attorneys at the Law Offices of Kanner & Pintaluga are here to protect your rights and help get you the maximum recovery for your claim.
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Hurricanes form over warm ocean waters and turn into large swirling storms. They can produce winds of 74 miles per hour or higher. When a hurricane forms, their winds can damage buildings and trees. Heavy rain also occurs during a hurricane which can cause flooding.
A windstorm is a storm with heavy winds but little or no rain. Windstorms can last for a few minutes, a few hours, or even several days. Their winds can go as fast as 33 mph or more. Windstorms can produce power outages and falling trees.
Water can cause serious damage to property and promote the growth of toxic mold that render the premises unusable. Insurance policies routinely cover water damage, but often exempt flood damage from coverage.
Roof Damage can be caused by several factors. For example, poor maintenance, make sure to inspect your roof because a minor damage can become a major problem. Strong winds can damage the roof. Check to see that the tiles are securely attached.
Pipe Bursts is very common at home and in public areas. Most pipes burst because the water inside will expand when it starts to freeze. Pipe burst can happen because of age, damage, or misuse. A burst pipe can damage your property and can be expensive depending on the damage it caused.
A flood is a natural event where a piece of land that is usually dry, suddenly gets submerged under water. Flooding can occur from excessive rainfall; this leads to an overflow of water from rivers or lakes causing property and home damage.
Lightning is an electric current. Lightning occurs when a natural electrical discharge of very short duration and high voltage between a cloud and the ground happen. Lightning can cause a fire, building damage, and appliance damage.
Vandalism is an action that involves the destruction of something or damage to public or private property.
Fire damage is damage caused to a building or object after a fire occurred. The effects of fire damage can be devastating and can leave you without your personal belongings or even without a home.
Smoke damage can be devastating to personal property. Smoke Damage can cause black marks and discoloration to the walls and ceilings. Soot is the residue that is left by the smoke.
Hal Weitzenfeld is a partner at the Law Offices of Kanner & Pintaluga. Hal spent (9) nine years representing insurance companies in complex insurance defense litigation involving disputed Commerical and Residential Water Damage, Fire Damage, Theft, Windstorm Damage and Sinkhole Damage claims. His practice also included defending claims for personal injury and professional malpractice. He was regularly sought out to present on various litigation and coverage issues to insurance adjusters, claims managers and other attorneys at private and public events. Hal was named a Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney and “Rising Star” by the Super Lawyers rating service each year from 2013-2017.
Since joining Kanner and Pintaluga, Hal has shifted his practice to representing individuals, homeowners and businesses in Commerical and Residential Property Damage Claims, Insurance Coverage Disputes, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Slip and Fall Accidents, Catastrophic Injury Claims, Bad Faith Insurance Law and Wrongful Death.
Hal obtained his undergraduate degree with honors from The University of Florida with where he studied Decision and Information Sciences. Hal also received his Juris Doctor from The University of Florida.