Bad Faith Insurance
At Galine, Frye & Fitting, our San Mateo bad faith insurance attorneys believe it is imperative to make sure insurance companies keep their word and act ethically. If an insurer puts profits above the obligations to their policyholders and do everything to not pay out claims, our bad faith insurance lawyers sue to have the court use the remedies that can be sought to punish these actions and stop these occurrences from happening. If you have been denied an insurance claim unreasonably, call 650-345-8484 or email us online to schedule your free consultation with a San Mateo bad faith insurance lawyer.
Bad Faith Insurance Lawyers in San Mateo
At Galine, Frye & Fitting, our insurance denial lawyers commitment to our clients means suing their insurance companies for bad faith when their claims disputes have been handled unreasonably and unjustly. No matter what type of insurance policy you have, if an insurance company has acted in bad faith we can help you recover the benefits owed on the claim and seek additional damages.
If you think your insurance company has acted in bad faith in denying your claim, you should contact us today to schedule a free case evaluation.
What is a Bad Faith Insurance Claim?
Insurance companies have a duty to act reasonably and in good faith to pay legitimate claims in a timely fashion. An insurance company can act in bad faith in a number of ways such as:
- Denying payment for a valid claim
- Unreasonably delays in investigating a claim or providing payment
- Failing to thoroughly pay or severely underpaying a claim without reasonable basis
For immediate help on your bad faith insurance claim because of an insurance companies unfair denial, contact us online or call 650-345-8484 to speak to a insurance company denial attorney today.
Type of Bad Faith Insurance Claims
Galine, Frye & Fitting can help you prove insurance bad faith in court. Our bad faith insurance attorneys have handled many bad faith insurance claims on all types of insurance including
- Life Insurance Policies
Making Insurers Pay for Their “Dispute, Delay, Deny” Tactics
Our insurance attorneys will not only prove the underlying acts constituted bad faith, but our bad faith lawyers will aggressively pursue all additional damages that are applicable and available to you as well. If an insurance company has acted improperly in delaying or denying payment we not only seek that the claim be paid for the full amount submitted for, we will also seek the attorneys’ fees that were needed to prove your bad faith claim.
Our bad faith insurance law firm will also petition for economic losses such as lost wages for the time you were in court, the expenditures you had to make to prove your case, and any funds you had to use in place of the money you would have used from your claim. We can also seek out emotional distress damages. In extreme cases of bad faith we will ask the court to award punitive damages, which are damages that seek to punish an insurer for egregious behavior.
Contacting a Bad Faith Insurance Attorney
While not every denial is the result of bad faith behavior on the part of the insurance company, other denied claims may be still be actionable as a breach of contract case. You should contact one of our qualified here for a free case evaluation to see what action can be taken to get any benefits you may be entitled to.
Serving these Northern California Cities & Counties
Our insurance lawyers have been representing bay area natives in bad faith insurance claims for years in Northern California including:
- San Mateo
- San Jose
- Alameda County
- Santa Clara County
- San Francisco County
- And All Other Cities & Counties in the Bay Area
For immediate assistance email us or call one of our San Mateo insurance denial attorneys at 650-345-8484.