As a policyholder, you have the right to expect that your insurance company will treat you fairly. That means getting prompt and respectful attention when you submit a claim. … [Read more...] about What does it Mean that Insurance Companies have a Legal Duty to Act in Good Faith?
When you buy long-term care insurance, you trust the insurance company to cover your care when you need it most. Too often, insurance companies acting in bad faith deny claims to avoid making payments. If this happens to you, here's what you should do next. … [Read more...] about Your Long Term Care Insurance Claim Was Denied. What Do You Do Next?
If you have been in a car accident and were hurt because of someone's actions, you may be hit with all sorts of costs. In addition to the pain from your injuries and the damage to your vehicle, you will have the bills for medical treatment and the necessary time off work. … [Read more...] about Uninsured vs. Underinsured: What’s the Difference?
Pedestrian deaths from car accidents have reached a 25-year high. As the rate of other traffic fatalities falls, the number of pedestrians struck and killed by motorists is higher than ever. When a pedestrian is hurt or killed, insurance may be available to help offset resulting financial losses. … [Read more...] about Insurance Money Available for Loved Ones of Pedestrians Hit by Vehicles
South Dakota Dicamba attorneys are helping farmers who have lost significant assets due to the fact that they cannot grow crops that have been genetically modified to resist the plant herbicide, Dicamba. If your crops have suffered Dicamba damage, you can file a lawsuit that may help you get compensation for your losses. … [Read more...] about Were Your Crops Damaged by Dicamba? Here Are Your Legal Options
Unfortunately, even honest policy holders can become the victim of insurance company bad faith actions. If you have experienced any of the following, you may want to contact a South Dakota insurance bad faith attorney for help. Once you buy an insurance policy, you have a contract with the insurance company. Even if the contract does not state it explicitly, because of court decisions going … [Read more...] about Common Signs of Insurance Bad Faith
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Homeowners insurance should provide a welcomed safety net in the event of a crisis. When the unexpected happens, you should be able to rely on your insurer for support as you rebuild. Unfortunately, many people contact lawyers describing how homeowners’ insurance denied their claim, wondering why it happened. … [Read more...] about 5 Common Reasons Why Your Homeowners’ Insurance Claim May Have Been Denied
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. … [Read more...] about How to Dispute a Homeowners Insurance Claim Denial
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. … [Read more...] about What to Do When Your Parent’s Long-Term Care Insurance Claim Is Denied