Sinkhole activity affects many homes throughout the state of Florida. Austin & Laurato, P.A. has represented sinkhole clients throughout the state including homeowners in Hernando, Hillsborough, Lake, Marion, Citrus, Sumter, Orange, Osceola, Pasco, Polk, Pinellas, Collier, Broward, and Miami-Dade Counties.
Under Florida law, if your insurance policy provides for sinkhole coverage, then you have certain rights in order to protect your home. Austin & Laurato, P.A. has assisted many homeowners over the past 10 years to negotiate through Florida’s complex sinkhole claims and litigation process. Austin & Laurato, P.A. is available to be your advocate from beginning to end of your sinkhole claim.
Our sinkhole related services include: making a claim for a suspected sinkhole; presuit negotiation of a settlement offer, review of an insurance company’s engineering report, review of your insurance policy for sinkhole coverage, litigation and trial of a denied sinkhole claim. It is expensive and costly to take on a large insurance company. Because we understand these economic realities, Austin & Laurato, P.A. accepts the litigation of sinkhole claims on a contingency fee basis. If for any reason, you receive no recovery there are no fees or cost. The law firm also advances any costs connected with the representation. Again, if there is no recovery, then there are no fees or cots. We are paid fees and costs only if we win. The initial consultation is always free.