Atlanta, GA asked in Insurance Bad Faith for Georgia

Q: Storm caused damage. Filed claim. Insurance company has only sent really small checks less than 5% total.

I haven't cashed any of them. They won't return my calls. What recourse do I have. I have paid my premiums for years on time. Any advice appreciated.

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

A: A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. It sounds like you were not presented with a clear-cut denial, but instead are being paid in a manner inconsistent with your assessment of damages. One option is to consult with an attorney to outline your best and most cost-effective options, whether litigation, arbitration, etc., costs involved - and either hiring an attorney, or looking into handling the matter yourself. Good luck

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