Sometimes it can be difficult for you to determine if and when you can sue an insurance company. Many states have different regulations, as well as insurance companies instituting distinctive regulations and boundaries. Of course, they don’t want to be sued, but if you have a legal case, our lawyers will help you.
To decide if you have a legal case, we will confidentially and respectfully listen to all details of your incident.
When and why to sue an insurance company
Using our 40+ years of experience, including experience with insurance companies, we will help you determine if your case if worth pursuing in the legal realm. Some instances where you might have a legal case, in which you’ll need help suing your insurance company include:
- If your insurance company does not pay you completely for your dues, or delays payment of your dues— There are usually laws in place to protect you from dishonest insurance companies.
- If the insurance company is acting in bad faith— This is when the company unreasonably denies a legitimate claim that you make. Such examples of bad faith include: disregard of your policyholder rights, inadequate or delayed compensation for your claim, and when they fail to proceed with proper investigations.
- If the insurance company breaches the contract—We can help you determine if they intentionally ignored specific parts of your contract and policy with them. If so, you may have a case.
Types of compensation you can seek
If we determine to proceed with your case in the legal system, we will be there for you and your family every step of the way. We will fight for you in court to obtain the compensation you deserve. It is possible to sue your insurance company for:
- The full amount of benefits that was denied to you
- Economic loss you incurred
- Emotional distress that you may have experienced as a result of their refusal
- Punitive damages if they were dishonest with you
Helpful tip when suing your insurance company
One helpful tip in such instances is to keep records of all paperwork between you and your insurance company, even phone calls that were made. You should keep them organized, too, for faster retrieval when we ask you for documentation. These documents can be very important when analyzing your case, and in helping you solve your case with the insurance company.
If you are unsure if you have a legal case or not, we encourage you to speak with our knowledgeable and successful personal injury attorneys at Link & Smith, P.C. We are ready to fight for your rights in every way possible. Whether you have been the victim of a DUI accident, automobile accident, tractor-trailer accident, or have experienced any other type of personal injury, contact us today at 404-315-8840.