Contract and Insurance Disputes

contract and insurance disputes

Contract Disputes

Contract disputes arise when there is a disagreement over the interpretation of a contract’s terms. It may also arise when one or both parties have breached the contract in some way.

Bad Faith

Bad faith is acting dishonestly by not fulfilling legal or contractual obligations, misleading behavior, or entering into an agreement or contract without the intention of fulfilling it. The party may not have the means of fulfilling it. This may leave the other party in the contract responsible for expenses, in which they would have to file a lawsuit to recover. Be careful who you sign contracts with. Each year they cost business owners thousands, even millions of dollars.

Types of Disputes

  • Breach of Contract
  • Commercial Law
  • Insurance Claim Denials
  • Bad Faith
  • Fire and Water Losses
  • Uninsured Motorist/Underinsured Motorist Claims
  • Long-term, Short-term Disability Benefits
  • Healthcare Benefits
  • Life Insurance Benefits

Insurance Disputes

Insurance policies are available to give you peace of mind in knowing that you are protected in case something happens. Insurance companies are there like clockwork when it comes time for you to pay your monthly premium, but when it comes time for the policy to pay out and cover a loss, some companies like try to avoid paying a valid insurance claim. This can lead to a dispute that eventually has to be settled in court.

Uninsured Motorists

Uninsured or underinsured motorists means that you may have coverage for when you are involved in an accident with a motoorist who does not have insurance, or they do not have enough insurance to cover your damages. Uninsured motorists have no coverage at all, and may require a lawsuit. Underinsured motorists may require a lawsuit in order to pay the remaining amount owed after insurance kicks in.

Insurance Claim Denials

Even though your insurance claim may be 100% legitimate, you may have trouble getting an insurance company to approve your claim. This may lead to you having a loss of property, with no means of replacing, restoring or rebuilding it. You may have to pay out-of-pocket to restore a piece of property, or to repair a vehicle. After a dispute is filed, if won, you will be reimbursed for what you had to pay out of pocket.

Fire and Water Losses

Fire and water damage can be catastrophic. They can both lead to a total loss of property. this can be the worst time for an insurance company to deny a claim, but unfortunately it does happen. This requires a lawsuit, which is why it is important to use an experienced insurance attorney who will fight for you.

Disability Benefits

One of the toughest things can be proving that you have a disability, and being approved for disability benefits. There is an extensive process for being approved for benefits. Long term and short term disability benefits are crucial for someone to be able to support themselves and have a base standard of living.

Healthcare Benefits

Healthcare companies can deny claims as well, declining coverage for viable and necessary procedures that should be covered for the health and well-being of an individual. If you have been wrongfully denied coverage by your health insurance company, an experienced attorney is necessary to help you receive the care you need.

Life Insurance Benefits

Losing a loved one can be catastrophic for a family. Sometimes the deceased may be the main source of income for a family, or they may leave dependents behind. Life insurance benfits are crucial financially for family members left behind. Unfortunately, some insurance companies may try to deny life insurance benefits. You need an experienced lawyer in your corner.

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