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Insurance Bad Faith

img-badfaith When your insurance company fails to act in a way agreed to in the policy‚ it is acting in what we in the legal industry call “bad faith.” If an insurance company’s behavior is appalling enough to rise to the meaning of bad faith, the insured – in other words, you – may have a bad faith insurance claim.

A few examples of bad faith by insurance companies are:

  • Denying a claim without giving a valid reason – or any reason – why the claim is denied
  • Delaying the investigation or payment of a claim excessively or unreasonably
  • Refusing to make a reasonable or fair settlement offer – whether that means making only lowball offers or failing to make a settlement offer at all

Bad faith claims can involve various kinds of insurance contracts, from homeowner’s to health insurance. But the most common kind of bad faith claim that involves accident victims has to do with auto insurance.

Every case must be decided on its own facts. Past results may not predict the outcome of your case. However, we have helped to obtain many millions of dollars worth of settlements for our clients. We hope you will inquire to find out if we might be able to help you, too.