Property & Fire Damage Claims
Property damage encapsulates a number of different possibilities for claims in Nova Scotia. From Natural disasters such as a storm or a rotting tree that falls on your property, be it your house, car or land. Many instances of Property damage arise from fires. In the many forms it takes, property and fire damage can result in displacement from your home and significant expenses or financial loss.
- Have you suffered a full or partial loss of your property as a result of a fire?
- Has your property been damaged as a result of flooding?
- Is your insurer refusing to compensate you for your loss or treating you unfairly?
What to do After the Damage
It is important that your insurance company is put on legal notice about your loss as soon as possible. We handle all types of fire and property damage cases and have even gone to the Supreme Court of Canada for our clients to obtain them the compensation they deserve. If you have experienced any damage to your property, contact us to set up a free, no obligation consultation at one of our three locations to discuss your claim.
Proving a Damage Claim Case
In order to prove your case for a claim against property damage or a fire, you’ll need to gather information. The first thing to do is file a report with the police. By doing this, some basic but important information will be recorded for public record, including the date, time and location.
If first responders arrive to a fire or emergency, then they will likely investigate the cause of the fire or damage. If there is a legitimate claim to be made, then this information that first responders and police collect will be important evidence in your case. Make sure you get the contact information from the people in-charge and documenting the incident.
Take note of other details like weather conditions, potential causes, witnesses or any other details you may believe are relevant to the case. Provided you’re at a safe distance, take as many photos as possible.
Contact a Lawyer to Help with your Claim
Kimball Law and our team of lawyers handles cases pertaining to property and fire damage claims. We will work with you to submit your claim to the insurance company and fight for the compensation you deserve. Contact us today.