Small businesses are the backbone of Louisiana’s economy. Now, on the heels of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of these businesses find themselves dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Ida.
The insurance claims process is an important first step towards a return to normalcy following a major hurricane. The funds obtained from a business interruption policy can keep a Louisiana business afloat while it remains shuttered during hurricane restoration. However, the hurricane insurance claims process can be very complicated, and missteps along the way can result in increased delay and under payment of claims.
Unlike pandemics and severe Louisiana weather events, Louisiana businesses can exercise some degree of control over the insurance claims process so as to maximize recovery. Here are a few Hurricane Ida business insurance claims tips to get you started:
- Notify Your Insurance Company Immediately – If you have a business insurance policy and were affected by