Boat Damage Claims in Florida
Miami Insurance Claim Lawyers – (305) 643-3100
The weather in Florida can be completely unpredictable, especially along the coastline, from Jacksonville in the north to the Florida Keys in the south. While many people focus on how it will negatively impact their homes, hurricanes, storm surges, and other marine-based catastrophes tend to do the most damage to boats, vessels, and docks. If an insurance company is overwhelmed with insurance claims for water damage caused to homes, it may fail to investigate boat damage claims and deny them outright.
Boat insurance should provide coverage for damage occurring to all kinds of boats, including:
- Fishing vessels
- Recreational boats
- Luxury boats & yachts
If your boat was damaged due to a force of nature or another circumstance wholly out of your control but your boat damage claim was unreasonably denied, Stabinski Law can help you set things right. Our Miami boat insurance claim attorneys have been helping the people of Miami-Dade County and all of southern Florida for decades. With our legal representation, our clients have been able to collect more than $500 million in recoveries.
Let us bring that caliber of service to your case. Contact us today.
Different Types of Boat & Marine Damage
The force of a hurricane and the storm surges it creates can be unfathomable. Even large commercial freighters can be tossed like toys by the catastrophic weather. In short, any boat along the coast, whether it is docked, moored, or safely stowed in a harbor, can be devastated. It is the responsibility of boat insurance companies to faithfully inspect damages, respond to claims in a suitable amount of time, and begin providing deserved and purchased coverage to their consumers.
Boat or marine damage that may be reported in an insurance claim can be extensive, such as:
- Sinking: Just a small storm surge can raise the sea level more than six feet. Smaller vessels are subject to flooding and can sink completely if they take in too much water.
- Cracked hulls: A sea vessel of any size may be slammed against rocks, docks, harbor walls, jetties, shoals, and more as massive waves pound them against the shore or whatever is near. Cracked or punctured holes are a common report in boat damage claims and can be the most expensive to fix.
- Beached damage: Boats thrown out of the water and onto the shore, or beyond if a hurricane comes through the region, can suffer monumental damage to the bottom of their hulls or keels.
- Dock damage: Significant dock damage can occur in inclement weather. Hurricanes in particular can tear up entire sections of docks.
Your Legal Team for Marine Damage Claims
After your boat is flooded by high waves or your dock is damaged by hurricane-force winds, the last thing you want after a fight with the elements is a battle with your insurance company. Allow our insurance claim attorneys in Miami step up to your insurance provider on your behalf and exercise our unmatched experience and knowledgeability to negotiate or litigate for the coverage you require.
Stabinski Law! Great Firm!
“Great firm! Handled everything professionally.”
I highly recommend this firm for anyone seeking any legal matters!
“I was VERY satisfied with Stabinski Law’s customer service and professionalism. They assisted me throughout the whole process and were on the ball with every single step in assisting with my case, which I was extremely happy with.”
You would be hard-pressed to find another law firm as knowledgeable & as focused!
“They do not hide after signing with you, and they are extremely available to talk and update you on your loss. I highly recommend this team. You will not regret your decision.”
Attorney Todd Stabinski is a modern-day Sherlock Holmes.
“My experience of hiring Todd was also greatly enhanced by his knowledgeable, thorough and extremely amicable staff!”
Dan Caine & his team were such a pleasure to work with!
“Dan Caine worked with us to obtain a settlement that we are happy with. It almost removed the bitter feelings we have about this whole experience. We highly recommend this law firm.”
Seeking the Coverage You Deserve
Ready for Trial if Needed
We are fierce trial attorneys who know how to confidently litigate cases in front of a judge and jury.
Can Handle Every Stage of a Legal Matter
We can walk you through each step of your case, from the initial consultation all the way to a trial, if necessary.
Resolve Most Cases Without a Trial
As skilled attorneys, we are often able to help our clients avoid a costly trial while delivering positive results.
Offer Accessibility and Services 24/7
We are never too busy to speak with you or address your concerns.