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Yes, insurers responding to a claim sometimes do … nothing

Here's a for-real business strategy employed by many insurance companies in response to policyholders' bona-fide coverage claims, as sadly evidenced quite often in media reports across the country: simply do nothing until compelled to do so.

Plaintiff's claim against insurer now a class action suit

Was it a valid use of analysis and contractual interpretation in coming up with a fair insurance payment to a policyholder or, rather, disingenuous sleight-of-hand geared toward purposefully undercutting that individual when paying out on a fire-related property loss?

With health insurance, a delay may be as bad as a denial

Health care and how to pay for it is top of mind for nearly everyone in Oklahoma and the rest of the country right now. The political realities of the issue make it so. But if you or a loved one is on the receiving end of a diagnosis for some major illness that requires significant, long-running treatment, the issue takes on a sense of urgency.

Resilient home construction and Oklahoma insurance

In the past on our insurance blog, we have discussed homeowners insurance and cases related to the damage of tornadoes in particular. Oklahoma tornadoes have caused significant damage to homes in the past, and will more than likely continue to do so in the future. 

We know risks of distracted driving; what about insurance impact?

If you are reading this blog post, it is probable you are reading it on your cell phone. People use their phones for all kinds of daily activities such as logging steps, listening to music, navigating to lunch, reading the news and even getting legal advice. 

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