Q: MY insurance denied my claim. How do I go about appealing the decision?

My truck was stolen from My driveway and involved in a hit and run. The insurance company told me that they can't cover it under the comprehensive but that it would be covered under collision but I would have to admit to a dui. Why would any insurance company tell someone to lie? I have called and emailed many attorneys and not one of them could help or point me in the right direction. I don't get it. My truck gets stolen and now I'm stuck paying off the loan plus impound fees and property damage fees to the city. What the hell am I even paying insurance for?

1 Lawyer Answer
John Karas
John Karas
  • Appeals & Appellate Lawyer
  • Temecula, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Sounds like your insurance company doesn't believe you regarding the theft.

If you are unfairly denied the benefits under the policy, you sue the insurance company for bad faith.

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