NY Hail Damage Attorneys

Compensation for Property Damaged by Hail

Hailstorms cause millions of dollars in property damage every year. These large chunks of ice can be as small as a pea or as large as a grapefruit and can give homes and businesses a real beating during the winter months in New York. Hail is particularly destructive to roofs, skylights, and windows, which can lead to leaks and further losses caused by water.

At Wingate, Russotti, Shapiro & Halperin, LLP, our NY hail property damage lawyers understand that dealing with an insurance company can be complicated and frustrating, particularly if your valid insurance claim has been denied. To learn more about how our legal team may be able to protect your best interests, please schedule a consultation by calling (212) 986-7353 or filling out an online contact form.

What Happens When I Have Hail-Related Property Damage in NY?

Roof damage is the most common form of property damage caused by hail and often goes undetected for years because it is not always visible from the ground. Even a hailstorm that lasts just a few minutes can puncture the shingles on a roof or cause deterioration and bruising. Depending on the severity of the storm, you may also have claims such as:

  • Roof replacement
  • Water damage
  • A/C replacement
  • Debris removal

After a hailstorm, it is essential to contact your insurance company as well as a knowledgeable lawyer to help you avoid becoming a victim of bad faith insurance or dishonest contractors. At WRSH, our New York storm damage lawyers will be able to investigate and appraise the hail-related damage to your home or business.

Common Insurance Tactics

Insurance companies will often come up with any number of excuses to deny, delay, or dispute a valid hail damage claim, including:

  • Claiming the damage is pre-existing
  • The damage was caused by poor maintenance of the property
  • The damage does not need major repairs or replacement
  • Poor construction contributed to the damage

It is unfortunately all too common that insurers will deny or reduce a claim despite the premiums that property owners pay every year for protection in case the worst happens. The lawyers at WRSH understand that confronting an aggressive or negligent insurance provider can be intimidating. That’s why we are dedicated to helping property owners receive the fair treatment and maximum compensation they deserve.

Protecting Your Property in New York

If your home or business has suffered hail damage, do not wait to consult with a knowledgeable lawyer to discuss the best course of action to protect your claim. At Wingate, Russotti, Shapiro & Halperin, LLP, our New York hail damage attorneys are experienced at helping property owners obtain the compensation they are entitled to receive from their insurance providers. Whether your damage claim has been undervalued, delayed, or denied, please contact us at (212) 986-7353 to learn more about your rights and legal options.

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If you or a loved one has been seriously injured, it is important to seek legal representation as soon as possible. Contact the New York personal injury attorneys at Wingate, Russotti, Shapiro & Halperin, LLP today for a FREE, no obligation consultation today:

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