Insurance Bad Faith


Civil Justice Denied

Civil Justice Denied


Posted By on Dec 11, 2017

Advocates for individual rights might someday call 2017 The Year of Reversal for the number of attacks on America’s civil justice system. Pick your poison, from the rollback of restrictions on forced arbitration to passage of legislation that will weaken protections against medical malpractice and nursing home abuse to a slew of  proposed “tort reform” measures. At the root of all of these initiatives is corporate profits rather than...

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Delay, Deny, Defend Puts Profits Over People Paperwork, Endless forms, arbitrary rules and a sea of fine print discourage claims. If you’ve ever had to file an insurance claim, you know the frustration that seems baked right into the maze of endless forms and confusing small print. Companies that once lived up to their promise to “be on your side” when disaster strikes dramatically shifted business practices in the 1990s to meet Wall...

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Forced Arbitration is a scam that takes away your rights to a fair trial in Court. A growing number of Americans discover forced arbitration clauses the hard way. Thousands of credit card companies, banks, investment firms, cell phone providers, schools and nursing homes, are inserting legalese into employment contracts and service agreements called “forced,” “binding” or “mandatory arbitration.” When something goes wrong – and in...

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Don’t Let Your Insurer Cheat You

Don’t Let Your Insurer Cheat You


Posted By on Feb 4, 2010

First, remember that almost always the insurance company for another person (someone who injured you) does not owe you any duty of “good faith”. But, your own insurance company (the people you paid for coverage) does owe you a duty of “good faith”. Basically, what does that mean?Boiled down and simplified, it means your insurance company owes you (insured person) the following: 1) your insurer must treat your...

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