Dallas County Insurance Bad Faith Lawyer
A man’s manufacturing business was burnt to the ground. He had responsibly paid the premiums on business interruption insurance and casualty insurance to protect his business against a disaster like this, so he was shocked when his insurance claim was denied due to unfounded allegations of arson. The disaster led to financial ruin and his company had to file for bankruptcy.
As an experienced trial lawyer, I was appointed special counsel for the man’s company by the Texas bankruptcy court and I filed an insurance bad faith lawsuit against the insurance company. I obtained a very favorable settlement for the man’s company. Not only did he get the insurance claim of $6 Million paid, but I obtained a recovery of an additional $5.4 Million in settlement for bad faith insurance damage.
At my Dallas law firm — the Law Offices of James R. Tucker, P.C. — I have the resources, knowledge and experience necessary to handle claims like this one and to achieve the best possible results for my clients. If you have been affected by insurance bad faith, contact me as soon as possible. I am dedicated to protecting your interests and fighting the bad faith actions of insurance companies.
I am AV-rated* under Martindale-Hubbell’s peer review rating system and am a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an elite group of trial lawyers made up of 1 percent of attorneys who have recovered million- or multimillion-dollar jury verdicts for their clients. While there is no way to predict the future, taking effective legal action can be the best way to move forward and reclaim your life.
Insurance companies have increasingly been in the news for not paying legitimate claims to their policyholders. They have no problem accepting your check for the insurance policy you bought to protect against damages. But they often resist writing a check when a damage claim is made. At the Law Offices of James R. Tucker, P.C., in Dallas, Texas, we have an experienced DALLAS BAD FAITH INSURANCE LAWYER who is willing and able to force those insurance companies into a successful resolution of your claim whether by way of settlement or at trial.
Increasing profits is the insurance company’s primary goal, which they attempt to achieve by denying, delaying, underestimating and/or underpaying the value of your claim. They have insurance adjusters and lawyers on their side who want to deny or delay payment of your claim. You need an experienced DALLAS BAD FAITH INSURANCE LAWYER on your side.
There are specific requirements for insurance companies to follow when a claim is made, such as time limits within which claims must be paid. These requirements are found in the Texas Insurance Code.
DENIAL or DELAY of Payment of Claim. Typical strategies when an insurance company wants to save money are to either delay payment of your claim or to deny it altogether. Their goal is often to delay or deny payment until you are ready to settle for less than the claim is worth. Or they will deny payment, claiming your policy doesn’t cover the damages. Some of the reasons for denial of claims are typically that the customer missed a payment, misrepresentations on the policy application and many others.
Insurance adjusters look hard to find reasons to not pay your claim. Sometimes they falsify reasons to keep from paying you and we have seen cases where insurance company employees even falsify documents to justify their position. One of our cases even involved an insurance adjuster intentionally deleting claims because the claims department was so backed up with claims.
FIRE DAMAGE TO HOME OR BUSINESS. Did you make a claim for fire or other damages under your homeowner insurance policy or pursuant to a commercial liability policy? Sometimes the insurance company will deny payment of your claim, claiming that the damage came from arson. That is why you need an experienced DALLAS BAD FAITH INSURANCE LAWYER to handle your claim.
Examples of Bad Faith Insurance Claims We Handle
- Life insurance benefits are being denied when a loved one dies (one resulting in a recovery of the entire $3Million insurance policy at issue)
- Commercial liability policy and/or business interruption insurance claim is denied
- Homeowners claims
- Property damage claims
- Fire damage to a home or business
Contact a Dallas Insurance Dispute Attorney
To talk with me about your insurance bad faith case, call my Dallas law offices at 214-617-2181 or contact me online. Consultations with a Dallas County attorney for insurance bad faith are free and confidential. I handle these types of cases on a contingent fee basis, meaning you owe me no legal fees or expenses unless I obtain a recovery for you.
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