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What can you stand to win in a bad-faith insurance claim?

The law holds insurance companies to a certain standard of behavior. When such a company’s conduct does not live up to this standard, it is coined “bad faith practice”. There are various types of conduct against an insured party that constitute bad faith. For example, it is considered bad-faith practice if the insurer:

2017 already an above-average year for Oklahoma tornadoes

Oklahoma residents are no strangers to a few storms – in fact, it’s what makes us so resilient. But even with our thick skin, this year has still been a rough one for weather. As extreme weather activity continues to increase across the state, so does the risk to property owners.

Your insurance company won't pay. Now what?

According to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, the number one complaint that consumers have about their insurance coverage is delay in handling claims. This concern accounts for over 17 percent of all policyholder complaints. Under Oklahoma state law, insurance companies must either pay or deny your claim within 45 calendar days. But what should you do if 45 days have passed and you have not received payment or have received only a partial amount?

Oklahoma ranked 39th in health care

Individuals can encounter challenges when it comes to getting the health care they need. Examples include difficulties in getting access to certain health services and difficulties connected to the costs of such services. Among the things that can impact what challenges people face on this front is where they live, as states differ in a variety of ways when it comes to their overall health care systems.

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