Insurer’s mere negligence in handling a claim is insufficient to support a finding of bad faith rules the Florida 4th DCA

Even thou the court recognized that there were in fact deficiencies in GEICO’s claims handling it was not enough to say the Insurance Company committed bad faith. Uh? The Fourth District pointed out, that: “[N]egligence alone is insufficient to sustain a bad faith award. An insurer’s imperfect handling of a claim … [Continue reading]

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Here is where to get your CLUE (Comprehensive Loss Underwriting Exchange) report.

What is CLUE? CLUE is a claims-information report generated by LexisNexis®, a consumer-reporting agency. The report generally contains up to seven years of personal-auto and personal-property claims history.  Look here for your  CLUE report  Need to File an Insurance claim? Insurance claims are a legal process and one should never file … [Continue reading]

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A unanimous Supreme Court has upheld a jury verdict that State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. committed fraud against the federal government after 2005’s Hurricane Katrina

A unanimous Supreme Court has upheld a jury verdict that State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. committed fraud against the federal government after 2005’s Hurricane Katrina. As we have chronicled in the last several years, the Insurance Business has fundamentally changed, where the insurance companies care only but their bottom line profits … [Continue reading]

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Hurricane Matthew Causes Billions in Damages

Hurricane Matthew is going to create a ton of insurance claims. See the story Below: http://abcnews.go.com/Business/billions-damage-losses-expected-north-carolina-hurricane-matthew/story?id=42857022 Need to File an Insurance claim? Insurance claims are legal matters period!  Never file an insurance claim without a lawyer on your side. Fighting for Insurance Justice™ is no easy matter, we take it one … [Continue reading]

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New Hampshire Supreme Court has held that a persistent odor could constitute a “physical loss” under a homeowner’s insurance policy

Lynyrd Skynyrd once wrote about it in their song, ” That Smell” ( Ooooh that smell,Can’t you smell that smell), and now the  New Hampshire Supreme Court recently held that a persistent odor could constitute a “physical loss” under a homeowner’s insurance policy. The Supreme Court thought that “physical loss” need not … [Continue reading]

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