Indianapolis, IN asked in Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Insurance Bad Faith for Indiana

Q: Do I have a case of bad faith due to non filling of injury. And lying about being terminated to avoid paying benefits

Yes I suffered 2 fractured bones in my elbow from a fall at work. It was a Sunday I forgot my keys so I text the production manager to ask if he could let me in. He responded on my way. I asked for 2 weeks straight for the insurance company's information no one in management nor the owner would respond. They lied in right to the judge during an adjustment of claim hearing about me being terminated weeks prior, I'm i guess making it up! 9 months 2 attorneys and the only thing I get told is it's a denied claim. I have a hearing next month. I've already filed a civil suit for discrimination defamation of character for those reasons. Due diligence hasn't been carried out by either my Attorneys the employer nor the insurance company's adjuster. I kno a first injury report has never been filed there's no records of anything but motions for appearing and withdrawal

1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Insurance Claims Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: An Indiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It sounds like your fall was in the course of employment. If that's the case, a workers' comp attorney could advise best. Some questions go unanswered on this forum, but you could try reposting and adding "Workers' Compensation" as a category. Good luck

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