Water Damage Water Damage is one of the leading causes of homeowner’s insurances claims in the State of Florida. Some common types of water damage to property includes burst pipes, heavy rain, flooding, or appliance failure. If your property has experienced any damage due to water your first call should be to an insurance attorney that handles these types of claims. The insurance company is not on your side, in fact they are usually against you when deciding whether to provide coverage for your loss. Insurance companies may try to deny your claim for a variety of reasons, including trying to place the liability on you by claiming that the damage was caused by a preventable maintenance issue or that the extent of the damage was due to a failure to mitigate damages. Having a competent legal representative with your best interests in mind can make the difference in your efforts to receive an appropriate settlement for your water damage. It is important to hire an attorney that knows how to counter the insurance companies’ common denial tactics in order to secure the insurance proceeds that you deserve under your policy. At Lopez DeFilippo, when we take on your case it means we believe in you and your claim. Which is why we make the promise to all our water damage clients that we will not get paid until you do.