Insurance claims can be relatively painless, or they can be expensive and hard... more
Insurance claims can be relatively painless, or they can be expensive and hard fought. Having seen both kinds of battles, I know that the most important ingredient that a lawyer can bring to the table is an understanding the cost of the dispute and what is at stake for the client. The correct strategy at the beginning and the execution of that strategy makes sure that your goals are met. ... view profile
Insurance law covers the policies insurance companies offer and the rates they charge. Personal insurance standards include auto insurance, health insurance, homeowners insurance, life insurance, and disability insurance. Business insurance standards usually include commercial liability insurance, errors and omissions insurance, malpractice insurance, and business interruption insurance. Each of these policies covers losses from different types of risk, and both the losses and the risks are carefully defined. It can take an insurance lawyer just to determine if your loss resulted from a risk you were insured for. Sometimes insurance companies deny claims, acting in what is legally called “bad faith.” Insurance lawyers can determine if your insurer is treating you fairly and sue for you if the company is acting in bad faith.