INSURANCE BAD FAITH
Keeping Insurance Companies Honest
You pay insurance premiums on time
trusting that if
disaster ever strikes that your insurance company will stand with you.
When the company won't pay you or treat you fairly, that's when you may
have a claim for insurance bad faith. Ask yourself:
What happens when your insurance company doesn’t pay?
Where do you turn when they betray your trust?
How do you make them live up to their obligations?
Can you pursue a denied life insurance claim?
Bill Daniels | Law Offices can help.
challenge an insurance company, they will do everything possible to
avoid paying your
claim. That’s where we come in, because our team of trial experts is up
to the challenge of putting the law on your side.
Insurance bad faith law is the big
between the consumer
and the big insurance carrier. Basically, all the law requires is that
the insurer act reasonably when handling your claim. That means it has
to live up to various duties the law imposes, like the duty to fully,
fairly and thoroughly investigate the claim, or the duty to consider
all evidence supporting coverage, not just evidence supporting a
When a judge or jury finds that your
unreasonably and in bad faith, the law imposes various penalties and can
award you compensation for emotional distress and the attorneys fees
incurred to obtain your benefits. Where the conduct is extreme, the
insurance carrier can be subject to punitive damages, that is, money
damages intended to punish the company and deter it from continuing its
Insurance bad faith is a highly
technical area of the law and requires special knowledge and
expertise to successfully prosecute a case. Our firm has long been a
leader in the insurance bad faith field. We are recognized across the
nation as expert in successfully prosecuting insurance companies that
unfairly will not pay. With numerous verdict and
totaling in the tens of millions of dollars, we are experts at your
It is important to note that bad faith
cases arise from disputes between you and your own insurance company.
If another person’s
insurance company is refusing to pay money to you, that is not bad faith
since there is no insurance contract between you and the other person’s
company. But if your own insurance company tries to make you pay for
damages for which someone else is responsible, they may be acting in bad
faith and not protecting your best interests.
Bill Daniels Law Offices have a
record of success
insurance companies when they avoid their obligations, such as a denied
life insurance claim.
In fact we will take your case on a
contingency fee basis: if you receive no financial settlement, there
is no legal fee!
Contact us today
for a free
consultation on the merits of your case. When you need experts on
insurance bad faith or a denied life insurance claim, Daniels Law
is on your side!
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