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What is insurance bad faith? Do I have a claim against my insurance company if it denies coverage? Our lawyers answer your questions in these videos.

What is Insurance Bad Faith After an Accident?

An obligation of good faith is an insurance company’s duty to protect all customers who purchased insurance with them from the damages agreed upon up to the policy limits. If an insurance company fails to investigate or respond to a policyholder or refuses to cover the insured, then it is acting in bad faith. In this video, attorney Joe Kalbac goes into detail about how to protect yourself when a company is engaging in insurance bad faith after an accident. Video Transcription: An insurance company has what’s called an obligation of good faith. They have an obligation to protect their insured, the person that paid and bought insurance with them, and to protect them from any excess exposure. Any excess judgement. For example, if you buy a hundred-thousand-dollar policy but you caused over a hundred thousand dollars of damage, their obligation is to, as soon as they have the right…
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What are Common Remedies for Breach of Contract Cases?

Miami Commercial Litigation Attorney Explains How the Law Handles a Broken Agreement When a contract is broken, usually the remedies are fairly simple to determine. In this video, commercial litigation attorney Patrick Montoya explains how lawyers handle breach of contract cases, whether they involve insurance companies, business, employment agreements and other types of contractual obligations. Each breach of contract case requires individual examination to determine whether a contract is actually broken and to resolve disputes. Damages available for breach of contract cases include compensatory damages for economic losses, punitive damages for the act of breaking a contract as well as other damages that the contract might lay out. Video Transcription: In a breach of contract case, the remedies that are available are what you were promised versus what you received. In other words, if I paid a dollar for a product and I got 90 cents worth of a product,…
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Should I Give a Statement to an Insurance Company?

Miami Premises Liability Attorney Explains Dangers of Talking to Insurance Companies Insurance companies may contact you following an accident in order to take a statement from you. This gesture may appear cordial on the surface, but actually, any statement you give will be used against you to prevent you from receiving damages for your suffering and injuries. The insurance companies, even your own insurer, are not on your side. Their job is to protect their bottom line and make profits. They do this by minimizing or denying claims to their own policyholders. In this video, Miami premises liability attorney Joe Kalbac explains when you should and should not give a statement to an insurance company without your own lawyer at your side. If you have been contacted by insurance companies following an injury on someone else’s property, call us at (305) 476-7400 or contact us through our online case review…
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If I Lose My Case, Can I Automatically Appeal It?

Our Florida Appeal Attorney Explains the Appeals Process Appeals may allow an unsuccessful party to have a case revisited by a higher court, but losing a court case does not automatically grant the party the right of appeal. Listen to appeal attorney Maureen Lefebvre clarify appellate law and the process of convincing a court to revisit legal claims in this video. If you would like to discuss the appeals process with our nationally recognized personal injury law firm near Miami, or if you would like to discuss another legal matter, call Colson Hicks Eidson at (305) 476-7400 or fill out our convenient online case review form for a free consultation. Video Transcription: There are generally legal arguments that have to do with evidence and terms of whether or not evidence was improperly admitted, whether or not there was support for the evidence, but it’s primarily legal arguments. The appellate court…
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How Many Appeals Can a Person Have?

Our Appellate Attorney Near Miami Explains the Appeals Process If a party is unhappy with the verdict in a court case, our legal system may allow that party to appeal the ruling to a higher court. However, does the law allow a person to appeal more than once? Colson Hicks Eidson appellate attorney Maureen Lefebvre answers your questions about the appeals process in this video. To speak with one of our Florida appeals attorneys or an experienced appellate attorney, call us at (305) 476-7400 or fill out a free online case review form on our website today. We serve nationwide clients needing to appeal their case results. Video Transcription: After it gets through the intermediate appellate courts, then there may or may not be some reason to take it to either the Florida Supreme Court or the U.S. Supreme Court. However, in both the federal system or the Florida system,…
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What is Insurance Bad Faith?

Our Injury Attorney Explains This Area of Law In this video, injury lawyer Deborah Gander discusses what is expected of insurance companies after their insured are involved in motor vehicle accidents, as well as what could happen if carriers refuses to act with a duty of good faith when compensating for damages. The accident attorneys of Colson Hicks Eidson can work on behalf of individuals in insurance bad faith claims to obtain any damages that they are rightfully owed. Speak with us today to learn about your ability to file an insurance bad faith lawsuit. Video Transcription: Insurance bad faith is an area of the law where an insurance company owes a duty of good faith to the insured. Not to the person they injured, but to the insured. So if an insurance company can settle a lawsuit against their insured, within the policy limit, they are obligated to do…
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