After back-to-back trials which ended last week, I’ve been quite busy meeting with new clients. In this case, my client’s homeowners insurance company confirmed that his house was suffering from damage from sinkhole activity. The insurance company hired an engineering firm to prepare a sinkhole remediation plan. On its face, the remediation plan appeared deficient.
I sent the insurance company’s remediation plan to a geotechnical engineer for review. The review confirmed that the insurance company’s remediation plan was indeed deficient. It failed to include sufficient grouting and failed to utilize underpinning.
Today, I filed a lawsuit against my client’s homeowners insurance company in order to force the insurance company to pay for an appropriate remediation plan.
As with most of my insurance cases, if I win, the insurance company will be required to pay for my hourly fees and costs, and if I lose, I’ll work for free.