Common Questions

FLOOD DAMAGE FAQ

With the threats of Texas floods always an issue, homeowners rightly have questions about what to do when disaster strikes. Here, we take a deeper look at Texas floods and answer some of the most common questions our clients ask us about flooding and property damage. If you still have questions, or if you’d like the help of an experienced flood insurance claim lawyer, contact the Law Offices of Colby Lewis today.
  • What parts of Texas are affected by flooding?

Any part of Texas can experience catastrophic flooding. However, central Texas and west Texas are more likely to flood than other parts.

  • What was the most recent flood in Texas?

Floods occur regularly. In Texas, the last flood happened in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. In this devastating flood, 385 mm of rain fell in 24 hours.

  • How long do I have to report flood damage?

Flood damage should be reported to your insurance company within 60 days or it will be denied. In rare cases, FEMA may extend this deadline. However, the sooner you report the damages the better.

  • Can I file a lawsuit against my insurance company for denying my insurance claim?

Sometimes insurance claims are improperly denied or undervalued. When this occurs, you may be at a loss as to what to do next. By consulting with an experienced flood damage lawyer, you can take control of the situation and pursue full compensation for your damages.

  • Homeowners trust the Law Offices of Colby Lewis

It’s a fact of life that flooding occurs and, with it, comes damage to property. When insurance fails you and your family, contact the experienced flood insurance claim lawyers at the Law Offices of Colby Lewis. We can evaluate your case, negotiate with the insurance company and guide you throughout the claim process. Don’t wait – contact our knowledgeable legal team today.