Delayed Or Denied Claims And Bad Faith Insurance
It’s not a secret that insurance companies don’t always willingly pay insurance claims – even the ones they should be paying. If you are struggling with an insurance company’s delay or outright denied claims that you believe should have been paid under the policy, it’s possible that you have a bad faith insurance claim. Our founding attorney, Robert Kasieta previously worked as an insurance defense lawyer. Now he and his legal team at Kasieta Legal Group, LLC, in Madison help clients throughout Wisconsin hold insurance companies responsible for bad faith delays and denials.
What Is A Bad Faith Insurance Claim In Wisconsin?
In Wisconsin, an insurance company is acting in bad faith if it doesn’t have a reasonable basis for denying a claim, or if it is intentionally dishonest or misleading. In addition, insurance companies use several tactics to avoid paying claims they should pay. These might be examples of evidence of bad faith:
- Unreasonably denying your claim
- Unreasonably delaying your claim
- Failing to investigate your claim
- Failing to respond when you ask questions or try to communicate or ask for information about your claim
- Disregarding the terms of the insurance policy
- Disregarding standard insurance practices or accepted industry standards
- Low settlement offers for claims
It can be difficult to know when an insurer is acting in bad faith. An attorney who is knowledgeable about standard insurance practices will be able to better recognize when an insurer is acting in bad faith. No matter what type of insurance claim you are navigating, our experienced personal injury lawyers can help you deal with the insurance companies, especially if you think the insurer is acting in bad faith.
Contact Us For An Assessment Of Your Potential Claim
We might not be able to provide an attorney to speak with you on your initial call, but an experienced intake specialist will assess the information you provide. If you think an insurance company is acting in bad faith, please call us at 608-291-9650 or contact us via email using our email form.