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- Wrongful Denials
Your personal injury attorney can explain the concept of “bad faith” and how insurers may conduct themselves in this manner by wrongfully denying claims.
- Class Action Lawsuit Against Life Partners Will Move Forward Following Judge’s Ruling
A Texas judge has rejected a motion by Life Partners Holdings, Inc. to toss a class action lawsuit filed by investors who allege they were misled by the life settlements company. Three Life Partners executives were also named in the lawsuit, which alleges that the company fraudulently misrepresented the nature of life settlements that were sold to investors, making them appear more valuable than they actually were.
- Rhode Island Car Accidents and Ride Sharing
Consumers should be aware of the rising popularity of ride sharing companies and their potential effect on insurance coverage after a car accident.
- Aetna Disability Benefit Denial Overturned by Court Due to Flawed Vocational Assessment Report
An Arkansas Court recently overturned an Aetna denial of long term disability benefits because Aetna relied on a flawed vocational assessment report which listed jobs that the claimant was not actually qualified to perform.
- California Insurance Agent Sentenced For Financial Fraud That Targeted Seniors
A Los Angeles area insurance agent accused of defrauding senior citizens will spend five years in jail and was ordered by the court to pay $1.2 million to compensate his victims.
- Flood vs. Water Damage Claims: Why You Need to Know the Difference
So how do you know what’s covered and by which policy? That will mainly depend on the specific wording in your policy, but there are some features that are pretty much the same in all cases. Here’s a basic breakdown of flood and water damage insurance.
- What is PIP Car Insurance and How Does it Work
A detailed explanation on U.S P1P type insurance coverage and some of the areas that this type of insurance policy covers in the event of an auto accident.
- Legally Speaking, What is an Act of God?
Contracts talk about them, statutes mention them, even TV sitcoms joke about them, but what are acts of God? Many people might think they have a good idea, but given that insurance is often designed to protect against most catastrophes except acts of God, how confident are you that you actually know what is covered?
- Legal Considerations for Office Holiday Parties
Every year, millions of Americans engage in office parties around the traditional holiday season. Sometimes these are at the boss's house, a country club, a nice restaurant, or even somewhere at the office itself. But, is the party considered a work function? Could there legally be a consequence for not attending, even if it is after hours? And, what happens if someone is injured, either at the party or on the way to or from it?
- 15 Things You Should Know about Your Life Insurance Policy and Life Insurance Claims
A life insurance company got a letter from an elderly lady. It read, “I’m sorry, but I have to cancel my husband’s life insurance policy. He died last year and I cannot afford to continue paying his premiums.” Joking aside, life insurance companies often look for reasons not to pay claims whenever possible.