Can I Sue If An Insurance Company Delays Processing a Claim?
Wrongful Conduct Such As When An Insurance Company Is Engaging In Improper Denial of Coverage Deserves Strong Advocacy In Response. Professional Insurance Knowledge Including Skilled Advocacy May Uncover Options and Possibilities That Push An Insurance Company Into Reconsidering a Coverage Position.
Understanding the Rights and Duties of Insureds and Insurers Within Insurance Relationship Dealings
Standing up to fight against an insurance company requires specialty knowledge that helps to equalize the power imbalance that otherwise exists whereas an insurance company has the deep pocket financial resources to hire lawyers, forensic experts, among others, along with the internal staff that understands the applicable insurance principles and relevant legal statutes. These resources provide the insurance company with a significant advantage just when the insured bringing a claim needs help.
Insurance Law Cases Include:
Wrongful Coverage Denial
Involves insurance policy interpretation concerns.
Insurance Broker Errors & Omissions
Involves mistakes by professional insurance advisors.
Wrongful Coverage Valuation
Involves improper depreciation and other calculations.
Involves accusations of providing false information.
Undue Delays In Claim Process
Involves slowly progressing or excessive investigation.
Fraudulent Conduct Allegations
Involves accusations of false or exaggerated claims.
You May Need Professional Insurance Law Representation If:
- Your insurer is wrongfully denying your claim;
- Your insurer is undervaluing your claim;
- Your insurer is delaying payment of your claim;
- Your agent or broker failed to adequately explain the coverage exclusions;
- Your agent failed to arrange adequate coverage resulting in an underinsured loss; or
- Your coverage terms such as premiums or deductibles unjustly changed.
Even in situations where all is being well looked after by insurance coverage, assistance in reviewing the final settlement release documents may be available before signing-off of further claim rights.
Assistance may also be available in providing Commissioner of Oaths services to commission sworn declarations including the Proof of Loss documents that finalize the claims process.
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