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McDonald Law Firm Newsletter - Sept. 2017

McDonald Law Firm Newsletter September 2017

Did you or someone you know suffer property damage from Harvey or Irma?

It can take years to recover from the destruction caused by a natural disaster. We understand the aftermath of a natural disaster like Harvey or Irma can be devastating. Here are some helpful tools, tips and information to help with the recovery process.

Speed Up the Insurance Claim Process:

Free Home Inventory Checklist

After a destructive storm, one of the most important things to do is create an inventory of items that have been lost or damaged. A home inventory checklist list can speed up the insurance claims process and help prove certain losses.

Download our home inventory checklist >

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When You Can’t Go Home:

Free Additional Living Expense Tracking Spreadsheet

Most standard homeowner’s policies include coverage for Additional Living Expenses (“ALE” or sometimes known as Loss of Use). This coverage reimburses any required expenses needed for you to maintain a normal standard of living while you are waiting for your home to be repaired.

From day one, it’s important to track all of your expenses and keep every receipt. Our ALE tracking spreadsheet can help you keep detailed records of each expense.

IMPORTANT: Be sure to get written approval from your insurance company before taking on any significant expenses. You don’t want to be stuck with a purchase that isn’t covered under your policy.

Download our additional living expense spreadsheet >

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Nine tips to consider when filing your storm damage insurance claim.

While you are undoubtedly anxious to make your house a home again, a hasty decision now could cost you later. Filing a storm damage insurance claim can be complicated and time-consuming, but it’s imperative that you take necessary measures to recover the full value of your loss under your policy. Unfortunately, insurance companies are increasingly focused on their bottom line and may try and cut corners, especially after large, costly storms like Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Our insurance claim tips can help you protect yourself.

Nine storm damage insurance claim tips >

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Getting ready to start repairs?

Follow these tips for hiring a reputable contractor.

Choosing the wrong contractor can lead to delays, subpar work, and even legal problems. These guidelines will help you choose a professional contractor and ensure a good working relationship.

Tips for hiring a reputable contractor >

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