Disaster Consulting Services, L.L.C.
This website is dedicated to providing information and assistance to those who need help with their flood insurance claim. Disaster Consulting Services, LLC is a private consulting company which works with qualified attorneys to assist policyholders to obtain a fair settlement of their flood claim. Hopefully, you will find valuable information on this site or other web sites maintained by Disaster Consulting Services, LLC which are linked to this site. Click here to visit our website with important general information about flood claims as well as current information concerning flooding associated with Hurricane Irene. Click here if you need specific information concerning Hurricane Ike flood claims. For a discussion of current issues involving flood insurance claims, click here to review our blog. For information on how to obtain "Your Guide to Handling Flood Insurance Claims", a book by Dennis Abbott and Samuel Bearman, click here.
We work with a network of dedicated professionals with one goal in mind: to help policyholders obtain the best possible settlement of their flood insurance claim.
We try to accomplish this in two primary ways: (1) we provide information to policyholders and attorneys so that they can make informed decisions concerning flood claims; and, (2) we provide assistance and experience to attorneys and their clients.
Flood insurance claims can be difficult and complex. There are many traps for the unwary and the inexperienced. We can provide the experience and knowledge to help settle your claim.
CURRENT SELECTED FEMA NEWS RELEASES
Click here for information concerning protection for your pets when disaster strikes
Click here for information to help your children overcome their disaster fears
Click here for information on mold in flooded houses
Click here for information on packing an emergency preparedness kit.
Click here for disaster information that could save your life
You can now twitter FEMA in most regions for important disaster information. Click here for more information.
If you have suffered flood losses as a result of Hurricane Irene, you must file a Proof of Loss, with supporting documentation, for the full amount you are claiming within 60 days from the date of the loss unless the deadline is extended by FEMA. As of September 4, 2011, FEMA has not granted an extension. Under the terms of your flood insurance policy, if you do not file a timely proof of loss, your claim may be barred. Seek legal advice now to determine whether you can still pursue your claim.
On September 14, 2011, FEMA granted a 30 day extension of the Proof of Loss deadline. For more details, click here.
Consult the following websites for helpful information:
Click here for information on filing a claim
Click here for information on coping with flood damaged property
Click here for information on flood preparation and safety
Click here for information on managing your flood claim
Click here for a copy of the flood insurance handbook
Click here for a summary of flood insurance coverage
Click here for information for homeowners and renters
Click here for the FEMA flood insurance library
MYTHS AND FACTS
Flood insurance is invaluable to those living in flood prone areas. Many are confused about the availability, cost and coverage. Click here for myths and facts about floods and flood insurance.
Many flood insurance policyholders have heard or been told that no FEMA assistance is available to help pay for losses and that they must rely solely on their insurance policy. While insurance is the main source of funding to replace disaster losses, there may be additional costs that insurance does not cover for which FEMA assistance may be offered. Additionally, a low interest disaster loan may be available to cover expenses while an insurance claim is processed. Click here for more information.