Miami Bad Faith Insurance Dispute Attorney
Insurance Companies Have A Duty To Deal With You In Good Faith, When They Don't, Call Us
Insurance bad faith occurs when an insurance company does not abide by the terms and conditions of the policy holder's policy and willfully refuses to pay a legitimate claim.
The insurance bad faith attorneys at the Miami law firm of Freidin, Dobrinsky, Brown & Rosenblum P.A. have achieved exceptional results for victims of bad faith throughout South Florida. Put our experienced legal team on your side when you are going against an insurance company; we are not afraid to take them on and fight for your rights. Contact our firm online or at 800-815-6232.
Understanding What Insurance Bad Faith Is
Consider this example: A catastrophic auto accident causes serious personal injury to someone and the insurance company of the at-fault driver has a $50,000 policy limit for liability coverage. The at-fault driver's insurance company refuses to make a good faith settlement offer. As a result, the attorney of the injured person sues the at-fault driver and obtains a $300,000 jury verdict. The at-fault driver is now responsible for $250,000 in damages above the $50,000 insurance policy limit. In a case like this, our attorneys will pursue the insurance company for the amount in excess of the policy limit - $250,000 in this example - for refusing to make a good faith settlement offer before the trial.
Additional examples of insurance bad faith include:
- Failing to promptly investigate or perform due diligence
- Delaying or denying crucial medical care
- Delaying or denying payment
- Giving an unreasonably low offer to compensate justified damages
- Using unreasonable interpretations in translating policy language
- Refusing to settle the case or reimburse you for the entirety of your loss, etc.
The Florida bad faith insurance claim attorneys at Freidin, Dobrinsky, Brown & Rosenblum P.A. have the experience and the financial ability to take on the largest insurance companies. Our Miami attorneys are known among defense lawyers and insurance companies as being formidable opponents and we have helped shape the landscape of insurance bad faith law in Florida.
In Powell v. Prudential, the insurance bad faith attorneys of Freidin, Dobrinsky, Brown & Rosenblum P.A. secured an appellate opinion that insurance companies are always required to make good faith settlement offers even in the absence of a request or demand from the plaintiff. This case made it easier for injured plaintiffs throughout Florida to recover damages against insurance companies in bad faith cases.
Contact Our Law Firm When An Insurance Company Has Mistreated You
If you have been in a motor vehicle accident, before reaching any kind of settlement or signing any paperwork from an insurance company, you should contact an attorney. If an insurance company has failed to act in good faith in reaching a claims settlement, contact us online or at 800-815-6232 to schedule a free appointment to discuss your legal rights with a Florida lawyer at Fredin • Dobrinsky.
We also welcome inquiries and the opportunity to work with other attorneys and law firms to help maximize their client's recovery. We often advise other lawyers on winning significant verdicts in insurance bad faith cases. We accept case referrals from attorneys throughout Florida and the United States and pay referral fees in accordance with the rules regulating The Florida Bar.