Hurricane Sally: 13 Counties Under State of Emergency Order

Sep 24, 2020

Govenor Ron DeSantis has announced that his state of emergency order for Escambia and Santa Rosa County is now in effect for an additional 11 counties. These counties include: 

  • Bay
  • Calhoun
  • Franklin
  • Gadsden
  • Gulf
  • Holmes
  • Jackson
  • Liberty
  • Okaloosa 
  • Walton
  • Washington

Additional measures were taken, such as suspending tolls on the Garcon Point Bridge. 

Experts warned that Hurricane Sally would potentially cause “historic flooding” and life-threatening flash floods. Both the Florida Department of Emergency Management and the National Hurricane Center expressed that Northwest Florida was at the height of their concerns, with flooding and extreme rainfall levels as potential threats. 

Search and rescue teams have been deployed to the Florida panhandle. The Florida National Guard and Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission have been helping with efforts as well.

If you have experienced an insurance loss from a hurricane, don’t be surprised if the insurance company’s first reaction is to claim that your damage is due to some pre-existing condition or assert that your claim is not covered under the terms of your policy or even cancel your policy based on recently-discovered “errors” in your application. But don’t worry.

At ILG, our experienced and aggressive attorneys take the time to analyze and interpret your policy and understand the full measure of damages available to you. We work with construction experts, restoration professionals and others to determine the facts.

Don’t delay and contact us today for a free consultation in Florida. The Insurance Litigation Group will walk you through the terms of your insurance policy and help you recover the full extent of your covered losses.

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