Sinkholes are underground cavities resulting from water eroded underlying rock layers. There are various types of sinkholes, including:
Generally, collapse sinkholes form when the roof of a cave collapses and exposes the underground cavern. Whereas solution sinkholes form when water dissolves the rock underneath soil to create an underground chasm. Sinkholes affect many areas of the country, but large stretches of land along Florida’s West Coast and central counties are particularly vulnerable to devastating sinkhole damage and defects in stucco. You can detect a sinkhole by looking for some of the most common sinkhole signs, including:
Sinkholes can appear out of nowhere or could take years to evolve to the point where you are able to detect visible signs of damage. If you live in a county that is known to have sinkhole activity or if one of your neighbors has been affected, then you should be on alert. Pay attention to changes in and around your home. If you notice defects in stucco or a small crack that you have not seen before, it could be a sinkhole. Not all lawyers are skilled in the heavily scientific nature of sinkhole litigation. It is important to select an attorney who has successfully prosecuted many similar sinkhole claims.
The Law Offices of Christopher Palermo, P.A. has a proven track record of successful resolution to a wide range of sinkhole claims especially when the insurance company denies claim. In need of legal representation? contact Christopher Palermo today. Our team is standing ready to evaluate your situation and fight for your rights to compensation. Contact the Law Offices of Christopher Palermo, P.A. for a FREE consultation to learn how we can help you.