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0 Answers | Asked in Insurance Bad Faith, Insurance Defense and Products Liability for Ohio on
Q: Do insurance companies have to pay for a rental vehicle or compensation if they fail to respond to a claim for 4 months?

I was in an auto accident 4 months ago.. The other man was at fault, but did not file a claim (I was just informed of this) for 4 months I have not had a reliable vehicle, nor have repairs been made by our insurance due to no collision policy. Our insurance did send the adverse carrier 4 demand... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Insurance Bad Faith, Insurance Defense, Personal Injury and Civil Litigation for California on
Q: California Seatbelt defense falsely being claimed by defense counsel

Filed in pro per civil unlimited against negligent driver that rear ended me and was cited for speeding at scene of accident. Went to hospital and have been treating for spinal injury. Defense counsel for Kemper responded to suit by claiming plaintiff, (myself) not wearing seatbelt. However, I was,... Read more »

William John Light
William John Light
answered on Oct 2, 2022

Defendants get to assert defenses. They have to prove them by a preponderance of the evidence. You are entitled to dispute the defenses. That happens at trial by testimony or other evidence. Since there has been no trial, you have no right to prevent the Defendants from claiming this defense.

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Insurance Bad Faith, Landlord - Tenant and White Collar Crime for Oregon on
Q: Is it legal for a landlord to have ones neighbors spy and follow them around. Neighbors who share walls document all?

I believe my landlord is colluding with my surrounding neighbors in order to gain information about the way I live so that they may navigate renters insurance the best way. For 6 months this has caused me extreme mental distress to the point where I tried to kill myself out of hopelessness and... Read more »

Gregory L Abbott
Gregory L Abbott
answered on Oct 1, 2022

Hard to see how someone else affects your renters insurance but nothing you have posted appears to be unlawful. Also is very hard to see why you would elect suicide over just moving elsewhere. You would likely be better served to focus your efforts on getting adequate counseling and care rather... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Government Contracts and Insurance Bad Faith for Louisiana on
Q: I was bonded out a few years back and I missed my court date and was arrested again on same charges due to not going to

Court wouldn't that make my bond I was previously was on no more good cause I had to re bond out again. Also now the bondsman that bonded me has no license anymore and is harassing me on payment owed to insurance he says what's my rights and can he harase me even post on Facebook about my... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Insurance Bad Faith and Insurance Defense for California on
Q: Car Insurance, and maintenance BAR lawyer

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My passenger airbag in my Honda deployed on the freeway. There was no accident, I’m not sure if it was a pot hole, bump, or malfunction. My insurance is blaming it on manufacturer, and vise versa. Now Allstate won’t pay Honda for the inspection and storage fees after “the jerk... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Insurance Bad Faith for Nevada on
Q: Can I owner retain by total loss vehicle. I will still have a lienholder balance and the lien holder has indicated yes

To continue paying balance. Insurance company says I HAVE to turn over my car, but my LIENHOLDER said I can owner retain...which is it

Is it legal in NV that insurance must take total loss vehicle?

0 Answers | Asked in Health Care Law and Insurance Bad Faith for Missouri on
Q: Health Insurance misleading or non-responsive to q's

My health insurance company continually refuses to answer direct questions I have re: claim denial. Specifically, what codes were used. In addition, they also provide false/misleading answers to questions re: claims, my policy. My Q: what laws could they potentially be violating with this tactic?

0 Answers | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law and Insurance Bad Faith for New Jersey on
Q: I have federal government dental insurance. I filed a claim in march 2022...

I have federal government dental insurance. I filed a claim in march 2022 and they still have not paid anything to me and have not given me a reason. They locked me out my account and I have to still pay each month. I would like to sue for pain and surrering, out of pocket expenses, bad faith,... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Insurance Bad Faith for New Jersey on
Q: I have federal government dental insurance. I filed a claim in march 2022...

I have federal government dental insurance. I filed a claim in march 2022 and they still have not paid anything to me and have not given me a reason. They locked me out my account and I have to still pay each month. I would like to sue for pain and surrering, out of pocket expenses, bad faith,... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Insurance Bad Faith for Arkansas on
Q: if a vehicle forces you off the road and damage your vehicle can an uninsured motorist claim be file?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Oct 2, 2022

An Arkansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. It could depend on Arkansas UM doctrine and your policy. Nationwide, states differ as to whether actual physical contact is necessary for a UM claim. Check with a local attorney as to state-specific requisites. Good... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Insurance Bad Faith, Insurance Defense and Real Estate Law for Colorado on
Q: Which HOA is responsible for repairs?

I had a sizable condo fire, and it was determined that it was the HOAs insurance policy that should make the repairs (not due to fault but bylaws- both parties agree). Suddenly, my HOA changed ownership a few weeks after the fire to a new company. Now the old HOA is saying that it is no longer... Read more »

Michael Joseph Larranaga
Michael Joseph Larranaga
answered on Sep 26, 2022

Sorry to give generic information but you should look into an attorney to sort everything out.

In addition, it may be worth taking the time to dig through your home owners documents for the insurance declaration and trying to make a claim directly with the insurance companies. If...
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0 Answers | Asked in Insurance Bad Faith and Real Estate Law for California on
Q: If after sale of real and personal property what is the first action to file to prevent eviction and removal therefrom?

Fraud was committed in the procurement of a lien against my home.

1 Answer | Asked in Insurance Bad Faith and Real Estate Law for California on
Q: If after the sale of real or personal property what is the first action to file to prevent eviction or removal therefrom
James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Sep 23, 2022

Is the owner of the home selling it while you are a tenant? If so, you would not need to do anything right now, as the sale of the home carries with it the leasehold that you have.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Car Accidents, Civil Litigation and Insurance Bad Faith for Oregon on
Q: Can I sue my insurance company for stringing me along and not paying out on a claim that's affecting my work and housing

Right off the bat I had to sign a huge stack of papers which I was kind of unsure signing to begin with, but it was a relinquishing my the information from all bank accounts all of my person to person pay apps that. my call log on my phone all any phone records. I also had to provide phone numbers... Read more »

Jennie Lynn Clark
Jennie Lynn Clark
answered on Sep 21, 2022

You must have a basis to sue your insurance company. You cannot sue your car company merely for asking for documentation to support a claim you are making. To answer this question, more context is needed. What is the underlying claim you are making that would entitle you to insurance coverage?... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Insurance Bad Faith for Vermont on
Q: How long should a Premises Liability claim response take. Claimant suffered TBI from slip and fall

Business sign/ fixed awning not cleared of ice and snow caused sidewalk hazard combined with irregular cement placement of sidewalk.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Oct 1, 2022

A Vermont attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. If you mean a response in terms of a basic acknowledgement, that could take several days or a couple of weeks. The carrier could request additional information to verify the claim. If you mean a response in the... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Insurance Bad Faith for Florida on
Q: I cancelled my home owners insurance after selling my home due to a divorce. My ex and I where separated for 2 years.

The insurance company will not send the refund check in my name only. The final judgement states the exact amount my ex-husband was awarded and also a clause section stating that he would not be awarded any further monies. The insurance premium was paid from my account 2 years after our separation.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Insurance Bad Faith and Insurance Defense for California on
Q: Insurance denied are claim
James R. Dickinson
James R. Dickinson
answered on Sep 20, 2022

If you believe the denial was wrongful or in "bad faith," which it appears you do given your question on this site, speak with an insurance litigation attorney. [I litigate cases. Anything posted here must not be construed as legal advice, nor as grounds for forming an attorney-client... Read more »

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