Florida Tornado Flooding Attorney
In Florida, tornadoes can occur at any time of the year. Tornadoes can form on their own, or they can accompany hurricanes and tropical storms. Generally, weather patterns produce the strongest tornadoes between February and May.
Floods occur when water levels rise due to excessive rains, thunderstorms and hailstorms. These often occur during tornadoes, and Floridians’ have been perpetually subjected these extreme weather conditions. Surface water flooding may or may not be included in standard homeowner and building insurance policies; however, flood insurance is available separately. If you are covered for flood insurance but your insurance company has not compensated you for damages, you may be experiencing bad faith conduct. The Trial Professionals law firm is a group of highly experienced plaintiff’s rights law firm providing legal services to Florida tornado victims who have not been properly compensated by their insurance companies.
Tornado Related Flooding
- Tornado-related flooding is common and results from heavy rains, thunderstorms and hailstorms
- Flooding destroys and damages homes, buildings, cars and property
- Flooding is extremely harmful and deadly to livestock and detrimental to crops
- Tornadoes cause an average of 60 – 65 deaths and 1500 injuries per year
- The winds that accompany tornadoes often exceed 200 mph and the tornado itself can spread over 50 miles
- Flooding can cause water contamination
*Source: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration