Was your home or business damaged by fire? Want a lawyer experienced with fire damage claims and who used to work for insurance companies defending property damage claims?

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Fire can cause a devastating loss. And California is prone to wildfires. Was your home or business damaged in a wildfire or other inferno? Contact Evan, a California Property Damage Lawyer who handles fire damage claims.

There’s a number of things to consider when making a fire damage claim: 1) what affirmative steps you should take; 2) when you should take those steps; 3) what you should know about your insurance policy; and 4) whether someone was responsible for the fire, and what to do about it.

Evan wrote a blog post about most of those things here: “California Burning: How to make a viable insurance claim for fire damage.”

Evan W. Walker - Property Damage Attorney Handling Fire Damage Claims
Fire Damage Claims Attorney

If you think you have a fire damage claim or your insurance company is denying your fire damage claim, talk to a California Property Damage Lawyer who handles fire damage claims.

Here is some more helpful info:

Evan’s first years of law practice were spent defending Hurricane Katrina claims in New Orleans. He understands the tricks insurance companies use to deny your claim.

Call (858) 324-6606 for your free consultation.

What to do if your house has fire damage?

Immediately make a claim with your homeowners insurance. Document all damage, take photos and videos, obtain the contact information for any witnesses. Separate what can be salvaged from what cannot be.

How much does fire damage generally cost to repair? (mention cost of smoke damage)

Fire damage can cost anywhere from $1500 to $150,000. What matters are your limits of insurance–you can find that information on the declarations page of your policy. The cost of smoke damage can also be high. Smoke damage can make a lot of your personal property non-salvageable.

What does a fire restoration company do?

A fire restoration company makes minor repairs to fire-damaged property and documents or salvages property.  Most work with insurance companies. That’s not necessarily a good thing.

Will your homeowners insurance cover fire damage?

Most (if not all) homeowner insurance policies cover fire damage. There are, however, exceptions. And a homeowner must take certain steps to ensure a claim for fire damage is made properly.