Category: Repairing Sinkholes

July 14, 2017 by Ted Corless

Attorney Ted Corless is on the scene investigating the latest large sinkhole incident in the State of Florida. A large sinkhole opened on the morning of July 14 and it has already swallowed two homes. Authorities are scrambling to keep people safe from the massive, fast-growing sinkhole. Corless learned repairs were done on the sinkhole…

by Morgan Barfield

Unfortunately for everyone except insurance companies, sinkhole claims have become harder and harder to win coverage for. This also means there have been less homes needing repair (or having the money to pay for repairs). This in turn has resulted in a large portion of the sinkhole remediation contractors in the state going out of…

March 11, 2016 by Morgan Barfield

Q: I have a home with sink hole activity. My insurance company has offered me a cash settlement as soon as they received their engineer’s report.Their offer does not not cover their engineer’s estimate for ground settlement and their estimator’s cost for cosmetic repair.I am preparing a counter offer to cover these estimates. Also is…

February 3, 2016 by Morgan Barfield

Many things can cause damage to a house here in Florida. The obvious being hurricanes and storms and the less obvious being below the ground. We all know about sinkholes but many other conditions exist that can cause settlement of a property. Two things we deal with a lot here in Florida are clay and…

January 16, 2016 by Morgan Barfield

Q: Can you direct me to what foundation repair contractors are best? There are a ton of contractors doing foundation repair work these days and it is tough to sort them out. I will give you several general rules to live by. First, you should decide what repair plan you want on your own or…