A recent article authored by the national publication Claims Journal cites the “shock waves” reverberating in the insurance industry in the wake of a court decision addressing liability in a bad-faith matter. The Journal states that an appellate court decision from a Washington state tribunal has reportedly chilled “adjusters and insurers across the country.”
After living in Oklahoma for years, it probably surprised you when earthquakes began happening on a somewhat regular basis. Oklahomans know how to deal with tornadoes, hailstorms and other violent weather, but when it comes to the ground shaking without warning, it's still a new concept.
Hawaii’s huge Kilauea volcano violently erupted last year. The wake of that cataclysmic event has spawned continuous seismic activity, both natural and human-based. We touch upon the latter in today’s blog post.
Some insurance law attorneys work exclusively and diligently on behalf of policyholders dealing with problematic insurers concerning virtually every type of coverage matter.
“[C]harging consumers for policies that they weren’t even aware of.”
There are many fascinating – yet, for policyholders, disconcerting and too often tragic – stories in the annals of insurance companies’ bad-faith conduct toward consumers.