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Up In Flames: What to Do When You Have a Fire

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A fire can obviously cause a tragic loss of life and severe injuries, but it can be incredibly traumatic even if no one is hurt. If this ever happens to you, it’s important that you have a plan in place to deal with the aftermath. Here are some house fire prevention safety tips as well as other information that will hopefully help should you experience this type of troubling event.

Home Fire Safety Tips

One of the most significant house fire safety tips is to make sure you have smoke detectors throughout your home. Test the... Read more

Protecting Your Home From Flood Damage

For people who live in Louisiana, severe storms are an unfortunate fact of life. And these storms often bring inundating rains that lead to flooding. There are some things you can do, however, to try and lower the chances you’ll have to deal with soaked furniture and carpeting, ruined appliances and walls, and even worse damage. Staying Above Water Louisiana and the federal government have strict regulations when it comes to how high a home needs to be located above ground to withstand ... Read more

Why Most Insurance Claims Are Denied

Insurance policy Many people who purchase an insurance policy simply assume their carrier will honor the policy in full should something happen. After all, a policy is a contract between you and the insurer, and it should be complied with entirely. But there are times where a claim will be denied — some of the reasons are legitimate, while others are questionable at best. These are just a few of the more common reasons why denials take place. Misrepresentation on the Part of the Insured No matter wha... Read more

When to Contact a Lawyer for Your Flood Insurance Claim

Insurance policy Louisiana has seen its share of tragic flooding events in recent years, and millions of people have had to deal with high water on their property and in their homes. While you would think your flood insurance carrier would be helpful during this type of event, the unfortunate truth is that many flood insurance claims are reduced drastically or denied entirely. If you ever have problems with your insurance company after a flood, the Irpino, Avin & Hawkins Law Firm may be able to help. How Flood Insurance... Read more