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 … [Read more...] about A Brief History of Bad Faith in Insurance
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. … [Read more...] about 3 Examples of Insurance Bad Faith Cases for You to Consider
Your child was hurt by someone acting carelessly – or worse. What does the law say about responsibility for the resulting costs? … [Read more...] about Hey, My Child Was Hurt! Who Pays the Medical Bills?
If you have been hurt in an accident, knowing how much your injury is worth will help you get the compensation you deserve. … [Read more...] about How Much is Your Injury Worth?
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. … [Read more...] about The #1 Surefire Way to Get Your Insurance Company to Return a Call
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. … [Read more...] about My home insurance claim was denied. Now what?
Calling a personal injury lawyer can help ensure not only that you are compensated fairly for injury, but that your rights are protected. … [Read more...] about Should I Call a Lawyer or Let the Insurance Company Handle It?
Insurance companies and the myth of no insurance. Insurance companies nearly always play a huge role in how, when, and why lawsuits are brought, and whether the case is settled or decided by a jury. But you will seldom see them acknowledged or even mentioned in a courtroom. Like the wizard behind the curtain, they control many levers, but are never seen. … [Read more...] about The Phantom of the Courtroom
If you are in an accident with an uninsured driver, your insurance should treat you fairly. What can you do to ensure that you are covered, even if the other person is not? … [Read more...] about Did Your Insurance Fail to Cover an Accident With an Uninsured Driver?
Care for aging people is expensive. If you are not receiving the benefits or coverage from a long-term care insurance policy, you may be able to recover the money you are owed and more for being treated unfairly. That money can pay for long-term care and other damages you have incurred. … [Read more...] about Why Your Long-Term Care Insurer Should Be Covering Those Medical Bills