Zachary Zermay fled his Ft. Myers home when the waters of the Caloosahatchee River begin to rise. He sheltered with his wife at an elementary school for three day before returning to his home to assess the damage. “It was like a bomb went off at my house. It looked like a scene out of the movie “Twister.”

Consumer protection and property claim attorneys have undoubtedly burned the candle at both ends in the days since Hurricane Ian made landfall in Southwest Florida September 28.

For consumer protection attorney Zachary Zermay that work took on a whole new meaning in the hours before the storm came ashore — and immediately after it passed.