HURRICANE IRMA - PROPERTY/CASUALTY
HURRICANE IRMA - MARINE
Recent storms such as Harvey and Irma had catastrophic impacts on the Gulf and Caribbean, especially Florida and Texas in the United States. Our attorneys have extensive experience in resolving first and third party claims emanating from CAT events, and stand ready to assist insurance companies with respect to claim related issues arising out of the recent hurricanes, especially in jurisdictions such as Florida that have broad-reaching statutory and common-law causes of action for bad faith in property/casualty claims.
Similar to the damages sustained in the property market, the recent hurricanes were also devastating to the maritime industry in the Gulf and Caribbean, including losses to commercial and recreational vessels, as well as to waterfront property such as ports and marinas. Our marine insurance team has the knowledge to guide marine insurers in their hurricane related claims, especially in jurisdictions such as Florida that have broad-reaching statutory and common-law causes of action for bad faith in maritime claims.