Pensacola residents affected by Hurricane Sally are facing a major issue amidst recovery: COVID-19. Residents are finding high-demand and heightened prices for materials as they attempt to rebuild in response to Hurricane Sally.
Those affected are finding that getting the necessary materials is much more difficult- especially lumber. While some went ahead of the storm to get materials in case rebuilding was necessary, many others were not as prepared. Lumber prices were at around $260 in the beginning of April, but have risen greatly to $607.60 per thousand board feet, making it more of a financial burden for those who are left recovering from the storm.
While those helping to clean up are seeing an increase in business, getting the proper materials at an affordable price seems more difficult than ever. Not only that but getting materials in a timely manner has also been a challenge for many.
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.