Insurance disputes are an all too common issue. If you believe that your insurance company has acted unreasonably in denying your claim for coverage, it is important to understand your rights and options. The Rancho Santa Fe bad faith insurance lawyers at LiMandri & Jonna LLP have many years of experience handling bad faith insurance matters and other insurance disputes. The content below is provided to enhance your knowledge about general bad faith insurance matters.
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Overview of Bad Faith Insurance
In our bad faith insurance overview, we go over why some insurance companies act in bad faith, and how people can fight against them. We also discuss the damages you can win from a successful bad faith insurance lawsuit, which awards plaintiffs with additional recovery to compensate for the stress and complications they experienced after a claim denial.
Defining Bad Faith
There are numerous ways an insurance company can act in bad faith. Here we define the differences between first-party and third-party bad faith. We also cite examples of previous bad faith insurance claims to give you an idea of whether or not you have been mistreated by an insurance company.
Insurance Denials Made in Bad Faith
Insurance companies are required to give you a reason for a claim denial. You may have disagreed with their decision, or found their reasoning odd. In our rundown of types of bad faith insurance claims, we list some of the common reasons insurance claims are denied and when they can be classified as bad faith.
Insurance Company Defense Strategies
The insurance company will likely try to defend itself from a bad faith accusation-most are prepared for this type of lawsuit to occur at some point and keep legal professionals on retainer to fight them. Our team has extensive experience with the tactics used by insurance companies to shut down these cases. We have created a list of the usual defense strategies and how we overcome them.
Bad Faith Case Procedures
If you are curious about what a bad faith insurance case entails we go over the legal proceedings here. Our Rancho Santa Fe bad faith insurance attorneys guide clients through each step of the process so that clients can keep track of how the case is going without stressing about knowing all the technical details.
If you are ready to speak with a lawyer about your bad faith insurance claim, call (858) 247-3828.