Category: Sinkhole Lawyers

May 23, 2016 by Morgan Barfield

I say no usually. Of course every situation has to be looked at uniquely but I frequently deter people away from this option. To make sure we understand what it is we are talking about, the current law requires a structural evaluation to determine whether structural damage is present at your home first. If they…

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…

May 20, 2014 by Morgan Barfield

Ted Corless is getting involved in a pro bono (that’s free) capacity, representing as many as 71 homeowners in about 5 counties, to see if he can shut this guy down or make him resolve the problems so many of these people are having. I know from my experience that cracking, settlement damage, or subsidence at homes cannot be resolved by simply painting the cracks. You have to resolve the problem be it related to sinkholes, clay damage, or construction defects. Taking money from elderly people and then painting their driveways for such large sums of money appears to be getting Mr. Stanko into a lot of heat.