Amarillo Property Damage Lawyers

The attorneys at Templeton Smithee Hayes Heinrich & Russell, LLP, have extensive experience representing landowners, commercial property and homeowners whose property has been damaged or who face the taking of property by eminent domain / condemnation.

We understand that legal issues related to property damage can arise in a wide variety of situations. You can rely on our legal knowledge and real-world experience to represent you and protect your interests every step of the way.

To set up a consultation, please call us in Amarillo at (806) 547-2022 or complete our contact form. Our attorneys have more than 200 years of combined experience, and we are ready to help you identify and achieve your goals in whatever property issue you may be facing.

Knowledge Attorneys In Matters Of Personal & Commercial Property Loss

We have handled property damage claims in connection with many different circumstances, including but not limited to:

  • Negligent neighboring fires
  • Hail and other natural disasters
  • Underground water contamination
  • Toxic mold exposure
  • Wildlife and pest infestation
  • Construction defects
  • Catastrophic fires
  • Eminent domain/Condemnation

How Long Do I Have To File A Property Damage Claim in Texas?

Under Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code § 16.003(a), the statute of limitations for most property damage claims in Texas is two years. In other words, for the court to hear your claim, you must file the claim by the second anniversary of the date of the incident that caused damage to your property. If you attempt to file a claim after this deadline, your case will almost certainly be dismissed and you will essentially lose your right to any legal remedy for your damaged property. For this reason, it is important to give yourself plenty of time and get an attorney involved as early as possible to avoid potentially costly pitfalls.

Fighting Back Against Unfair Claim Denials

If your insurance company says it will cover a certain type of property damage, the insurer has a responsibility to honor the policy. In many cases, the insurance provider’s primary objective is to save money, or the insurance provider simply does not understand the circumstances of the property loss, and so will deny your claim unfairly.

When your claim is denied, you are faced with covering the cost of repairs yourself. Instead of giving up, ask our experienced Amarillo property damage attorneys to review your insurance policy with you, explore your options under current insurance laws, and help you get the coverage you need and deserve.