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Deceptive Claims Settlement

Protect Your Vital Legal Interests with an Insurance Claim Lawyer from The Doan Law Firm

Insurance companies are in business for only one primary purpose. They exist to make money for their shareholders and executives. Properly addressing the real needs of men, women, and children making valid claims is not at the top of the list for insurance companies.

An insurance claim lawyer from The Doan Law Firm at (800) 349-0000 represents clients from across the United States that face claim settlement issues with insurers of different types. We fight on behalf of our clients to ensure that they get justice when it comes to their valid, appropriate insurance claims.

Insurance companies utilize an array of practices in order to delay and reduce claim settlements. Unfortunately, this even includes deceptive claims settlement practices. Time and again insurance companies engage in improper, deceptive claims settlement activities.

If you are like many people who have made an insurance claim, you may not have the information necessary to ascertain whether or not you are the victim of a deceptive claims settlement practice. This is where an insurance claim lawyer from our firm can provide you the powerful representation you require.

Examples of Deceptive Claims Settlement Practices

Insurance companies are known to engage in an array of different types of deceptive claims settlement practices. By being able to identify these acts by an insurance company, you will better understand when the time has arrived to seek legal intervention on your behalf.

One of the most common types of deceptive claims settlement acts by an insurance company is improperly delaying the settlement process. Every state has a set of laws setting forth the manner and timeframe in which different types of insurance claims should be settled. Like most claimants, you may not have any idea what these timeframes are in regard to your own claim.

Insurance companies engage in deceptive claims settlement practices to continually pushing back the settlement of claim by contending further investigation needs to be undertaken. Insurance companies also push back a settlement in an unlawfully manner by contending a review of the evidence is still ongoing. While there can be lawful situations in which these delays can occur, an insurance company oftentimes abuses the process by raising these contentions.

Insurance companies use these types of tactics to essentially wear you down as a claimant. Insurance companies drag the claim settlement process along to leave you in the position of believing you should take whatever you can get from an insurance company now, even if it is an amount far less than what you really are entitled.

An extreme version of a deceptive claims settlement practice is denying a claim outright, when that course of action is not supported by the actual facts of the case.

Get the Compensation You Deserve with an Insurance Claim Lawyer

The compensation to which you potentially may be entitled in an insurance claim and deceptive claims settlement practices case depends on a number of factors. One key consideration is the laws on the books in your state that pertain to deceptive claims settlement practices by an insurance company.

With that in mind, losses for which an insurance claim attorney from our firm can seek compensation for you include:

  • statutory penalties
  • claim-related losses
  • financial lost opportunities
  • mental anguish and emotional distress

There are situations in which you may be entitled to punitive damages. Punitive damages are awarded in situations in which the conduct of an insurance company is deemed to be particularly egregious.

Hire an Insurance Claim Settlement Lawyer from The Doan Law Firm Today

The best course to take to ensure that you obtain the compensation you deserve in your deceptive claims settlement case is to be proactive in retaining the professional services of an experienced lawyer. An insurance claim lawyer from The Doan Law Firm is ready to meet and discuss your case as soon as you would like. You can reach The Doan Law Firm any time of the day or night by calling (800) 349-0000. Our insurance claim lawyer hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a weeks a year, including all major holidays.

We will schedule an initial consultation with you at a time and place that is most convenient for you. We are a nationwide law firm. We have offices located across the United States.

Depending on your circumstances, we can also schedule a meeting with you in your home or at the hospital, including a rehab center, depending on your circumstances. We can schedule an virtual consultation online.

During an initial consultation, an insurance claim lawyer will provide you with a case evaluation. We will make sure you get answers to all of your important questions. There is no charge for an initial consultation with a member of our legal team.

Contact an Experienced Personal Injury Lawyer

After an accident, the responsible party's insurance company may try to reduce the claim amount. Commonly, insurance adjusters are trained to get information from the injured to assist in reducing the claim. Though some insurers are less guilty of this practice than others, it is important to realize that insurance companies are profit-oriented corporations and reducing claims results in increased profits for shareholders. This can create a situation for the injured in which they are offered a settlement that does not truly reflect the damages suffered. If you accept this settlement, you lose the ability to get more money should your injuries require further medical treatments. It is critical that victims get legal assistance in any personal injury case, and The Doan Law Firm is prepared to fight relentlessly for your rights.

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