Insurance Bad Faith

5 Common Reasons Why Your Homeowners’ Insurance Claim May Have Been Denied

Homeowners insurance should provide a welcomed safety net in the event of a crisis. When the unexpected happens, you should be able to rely […]

|April 17th, 2018|Insurance Bad Faith|0 Comments

How to Dispute a Homeowners Insurance Claim Denial

You most likely bought homeowners insurance to protect your family’s assets. You sought peace of mind through the promise that in the event of a tragedy, your insurance company would reimburse you for losses. But when a legitimate claim is denied, your peace of mind can quickly turn to stress and confusion.
[…]

|February 5th, 2018|Insurance Bad Faith|0 Comments

What to Do When Your Parent’s Long-Term Care Insurance Claim Is Denied

If your parent’s claim has been denied, you can file an appeal with the company and in court if necessary. Help protect your parent’s rights before you file a claim and after you receive a denial. When you are ready, contact an attorney for help.

Insurance companies have a duty to handle all claims in good faith. In the case of long-term care insurance, however, policies are rarely profitable, and companies often deny legitimate claims. Often policies are older, written in the 1980s and 1990s before the evolution of long-term care and assisted living. The insurer may dispute what services are covered and bury the claim in red tape.
[…]

|January 26th, 2018|Insurance Bad Faith|0 Comments

A Brief History of Bad Faith in Insurance

An insurance company’s duty of good faith is not just a moral imperative – it’s a legal obligation. If your insurance company fails to act in good faith, you have options.

Until you file a claim, you may not think much about your insurance policy being a binding contract. Unfortunately, when the time comes for your insurer to uphold its contractual promises, you may get the runaround. Maybe your claim is outright denied or the insurance company fails to properly investigate. It might unreasonably deny payments, offer to pay less than what your claim is worth, or even misrepresent your rights under the policy. These are some of the ways insurers can act in “bad faith.”
[…]

|November 20th, 2017|Insurance Bad Faith|0 Comments

3 Examples of Insurance Bad Faith Cases for You to Consider

Insurance policies are supposed to give you peace of mind. But sometimes insurance companies don’t keep their promises, leaving people without the money they were counting on to replace what they lost. 

If you have had an insurance claim denied and think your company is acting in bad faith, talk to a South Dakota insurance bad faith attorney to find out what you can do. Meanwhile, see if you can relate to these examples of insurance bad faith.
[…]

|November 15th, 2017|Insurance Bad Faith|0 Comments

Hey, My Child Was Hurt! Who Pays the Medical Bills?

Your child was hurt by someone acting carelessly – or worse. What does the law say about responsibility for the resulting costs? 

Each year, emergency […]

|August 8th, 2017|Insurance Bad Faith|0 Comments

How Much is Your Injury Worth?

If you have been hurt in an accident, knowing how much your injury is worth will help you get the compensation you deserve. 
[…]

|July 31st, 2017|Insurance Bad Faith|0 Comments

The #1 Surefire Way to Get Your Insurance Company to Return a Call

If you have suffered an injury and your insurance company is not responding to your claim, the best way to get your insurance company to pay attention is to hire a lawyer.
[…]

|July 25th, 2017|Insurance Bad Faith|0 Comments

My home insurance claim was denied. Now what?

Now, you should call the professionals. A South Dakota homeowner’s insurance claim lawyer can help protect your rights. 

Home insurance is meant to protect one of the things most important to you. When a loss occurs and you need to file an insurance claim, you rely on your insurance company to provide the appropriate benefits.
[…]

|May 5th, 2017|Insurance Bad Faith|0 Comments

Should I Call a Lawyer or Let the Insurance Company Handle It?

Calling a personal injury lawyer can help ensure not only that you are compensated fairly for injury, but that your rights are protected.

After suffering a car accident injury, most people want to move on and return to normal life. Especially in South Dakota, folks like to avoid making waves and they surely don’t think of themselves as “the kind of people who are going to sue someone.” However, knowing when to call a personal injury lawyer rather than letting the insurance company handle things can make a big difference in the outcome of your claim.
[…]

|May 5th, 2017|Insurance Bad Faith|0 Comments
Menu Title