BAD FAITH INSURANCE CLAIMS

What is Insurance Bad Faith?

In a proactive effort, people purchase an insurance policy to protect both the policyholders themselves and their families against unexpected catastrophic events such as car accidents, house fires, and other various forms of personal injury. It’s comforting for policyholders to know that an insurance policy – whether it be health insurance, life insurance, auto insurance, etc. – will be there to protect them financially.

Unfortunately, in many cases with insurance coverage, the insurance company doesn’t deal with the claim in good faith, which can leave the policyholder’s claim denied. Additionally, the insurance company may only agree to pay a portion of the individual’s claim or delay payment of the insurance claim for months or even years.

These determinations by the insurance company can often make your problems worse and even lead to financial instability. These types of actions are referred to as “bad faith,” and you will need a lawyer experienced in bad faith claims to help obtain you the compensation that you deserve through the duty of good faith.

The Pennsylvania bad faith insurance lawyers at Haggerty, Goldberg, Schleifer & Kupersmith, P.C. represent those with valid claims who have been unfairly denied coverage due to bad faith. If you have been impacted by a bad faith case, you may be entitled to compensatory damages and possibly punitive damages.

Need to File a Bad Faith Insurance Claim?

The whole point of purchasing insurance is so that if something unexpected happens, such as a serious illness or death, your well-being will be protected. Unfortunately, insurance companies will look for any way out of paying you benefits. You have the right to a fair dealing, but sadly, few people realize a disability insurance lawyer can challenge their claim denial.

Our Pennsylvania bad faith insurance attorneys at Haggerty, Goldberg, Schleifer & Kupersmith, P.C. are committed to fighting for the disability insurance benefit you deserve. If your insurance company is trying to deny you disability benefits, our team of disability insurance lawyers can help you by fighting the insurance company’s denial.

Since bad faith laws differ across the United States, it’s also important to deal with insurance bad faith attorneys that have experience with the law in your particular city and state. If you believe you may have a bad faith lawsuit on your hands, contact our law office today for legal advice and a free consultation.

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Some Examples of Bad Faith Insurance Claims Our Bad Faith Lawyers Have Battled Include:

Improper settlement tactics

refusal to pay benefits

Not explaining why a claim was refused

Not conducting a dutiful investigation

Why HGSK is the Right Choice for You

Our legal team’s mission is to secure the fair and just compensation injured workers need to get back on their feet as soon as possible. Attorney John Beichert leads our team of six experienced and dedicated attorneys who are devoted to fighting for your rights. Attorney Michael Hagstotz is certified as a workers’ compensation specialist by the Pennsylvania Bar Association.

Our expert knowledge regarding workers’ comp issues has led to numerous successful results. Our team will fight the insurance companies to obtain the compensation you need to cover the costs of your medical care, physical therapy, and lost wages. With more than 100 years of combined experience in the specialty areas of workers’ comp, medical malpractice, and more to our name, we are the kind of law firm you need on your side.

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With an Award-Winning Reputation

Backed by more than 100 years of combined experience, our team has the skills and determination required to stand up to insurance companies. Many members of our legal team have defended insurance companies in the past, which provided them with behind-the-scenes insight as to how injury claims are handled and approached. We use this knowledge on behalf of insured individuals throughout Pennsylvania who are dealing with bad faith insurance issues.
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