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Property Damage Attorney in Tampa, Florida

Jeff Pekar

Attorney at Law

Shortly after earning my J.D. from the West Virginia University College of Law in 2006, I moved to Florida to begin my legal career. As a former insurance defense attorney, I know how the other side thinks. I'm ready to use my insider knowledge to help you build a strong case for compensation. I'm also prepared to advocate on your behalf if your insurance provider denied your claim or offered you less than you deserve. At Pekar Law, P.A., I proudly represent clients in Tampa and throughout Florida, including those located in Orlando, Sarasota, Fort Myers, and Lakeland.


Here for You When Disaster Strikes

Don't take on your insurance company alone. Team up with an experienced attorney to start fighting for the coverage you need for your home or your business.

Hurricane, Wind & Storm Damage

If you live in Florida, you're likely well-aware of the destruction severe weather can cause. Turn to me for guidance after your property was affected by a storm.

Fire-Related Damage

Fire damage can make it feel like your future has gone up in flames. I'll be here to offer you compassionate and intelligent advice during the claims process.

Water Damage

After a leak or burst pipe damages your property, you deserve insurance coverage to help you pay for repairs and prevent related issues, such as mold.

Case Results

Read more about how I have helped past clients navigate their cases.

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Dealing with Serious Property Damage?

Turn to me for guidance on the insurance process.

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Understanding Smoke Damage

Feb. 9, 2024

Smoke damage following a fire can be deceptive—beyond the visible soot and char, its impact stretches to the very air you breathe and the unseen crevices of your space. Understanding issues around smoke damage is critical, as it assures homeowners and business proprietors that the steps they take toward restoration are grounded in informed decisions.

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Case Law: Defining “Disinterested Appraiser” Under State Farm Policy

Dec. 28, 2023

Understanding the ins and outs of your insurance policies can be quite a challenge. One concept that often raises questions is the term "disinterested appraiser".

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Flood Insurance vs Hurricane Insurance

Nov. 28, 2023

Florida's unique climate and geographical location make it a paradise for those who love the sun, sand, and sea. However, these same factors can also make understanding insurance coverage a complex task for Florida homeowners.

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Let Me Help Protect Your Rights as a Policyholder

Few problems are more stressful than property damage, and the often confusing insurance process doesn't make them any easier. Working with an experienced attorney may give you the peace of mind you need during this time of uncertainty.

At Pekar Law, P.A., I help my clients seek the compensation they need to pay for property repairs. Whether the damage was caused by a hurricane, a sinkhole, or another disaster, I have the skills to help you file a claim geared toward the full amount you deserve.

You insured your property for a reason. If your insurance provider failed to hold up their end of the bargain — by lowballing their offer or denying your claim entirely — I'm ready to help you fight back. Together, we can work to hold them accountable.

If you're currently dealing with damage to your home, condo, or business property, reach out to me to schedule a free consultation. From my office in Tampa, I work on behalf of clients across Florida, including residents of Orlando, Sarasota, Fort Myers, and Lakeland.