FRLS’ Fort Myers Managing Attorney Michelle Trunkett Featured at 2023 Disaster Resilience Symposium

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(TAMPA, Fla.)- In September 2022, Hurricane Ian ripped a path across southwest to central Florida, destroying homes and businesses with wind and rain.

Attorneys from across the state likewise deployed tried and true strategies gained from lessons learned in prior disasters.

FRLS’ Fort Myers Managing Attorney Michelle Trunkett was featured in a panel discussion titled, “How Building Partnerships Improved Response to Hurricane Ian,” at Equal Justice Works’ 2023 Disaster Resilience Symposium.

Speakers discussed how state, regional, and national relationships built with partners improved the ability of attorneys to respond to the imminent and growing needs of the communities, and improved the outcomes and results achieved for clients.

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FRLS attorneys may provide FREE legal counseling, advice and when appropriate and necessary, full representation in the following types of disaster cases:

  • FEMA assistance and FEMA appeals
  • Help with insurance claims for property damage, and loss of personal property
  • Landlord disputes
  • Property ownership disputes
  • Help with home repair contracts and contractors
  • Questions about consumer scams and consumer protection matters
  • Assistance replacing legal documents lost in a storm
  • Help completing an application for disaster loans and grants and assistance
  • Applying for Disaster Food Assistance
  • Help with FEMA Notice of Potential Debt recoupment letters
  • and other disaster related legal issues

If you are in need of any of these services, please call 1-888-582-3410 or apply online at . Also, call us if you want us to do a presentation on legal issues after a disaster.

Qualified clients can receive free, confidential legal advice and referrals from FRLS attorneys and paralegals who have experience representing seniors.