San Francisco, CA asked in Contracts and Insurance Bad Faith for California

Q: Two cars were vandalized outside my apartment both with full coverage by Geico. One was repaired the other put fraud on

They dropped me . No car insurance co. Will talk to me. I have never committed fraud ever. How can they make such a huge mistake ruin my record and leave my ruined car 100 miles away and told me to bring this truck. I'm 67 and totally stressed and I feel paralyzed and I believe they are be fraudulent to me. Never saw this as possible.

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James L. Arrasmith
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  • Insurance Claims Lawyer
  • Sacramento, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: I understand the distress you're experiencing due to the situation. In California, insurance companies are obligated to act in good faith and provide reasonable communication. If your insurance company unjustifiably labeled your claim as fraudulent, leading to dropped coverage, you might have grounds for legal action based on bad faith practices and breach of contract. It's advisable to consult an attorney to evaluate your case and guide you through potential legal remedies.


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