For a class action law suit against a large insurance carrier, where it is not too difficult to surmise that what was improperly done to you, is done routinely with others as well, do you need to discover on your own, who some of those people are, and then contact them unexpectedly and try to have... View More
Until you are able to check with attorneys who practice in Pennsylvania, you are correct. It can be difficult to put together a class action lawsuit. Not because of the legal theories - the same laws apply conceptually that apply to individual lawsuits. But there is the administrative burden of...View More
I was the victim in a motor vehicle accident while enrolled in Medicare and Pennsylvania Medicaid as my health insurance. I have zero co-pays, deductibles, and out of pocket fees. I know I have to repay both Medicare and Medicaid from my settlement. Under normal circumstances, “balance billing”... View More
A Pennsylvania attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. If you had an attorney on the case, they would be in the best position to answer this - from the case file records, they would probably know how this medical provider billed, their arrangement for payment,...View More
A Pennsylvania attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. If a policyholder chooses to keep the vehicle, the carrier will usually work out a separate set of figures based on salvage value if vehicle is declared total loss. But this is a general process; each state...View More
and i am made to feel some BAD personal Discrimination going on in my case, with the office and now maintenance said he would report me for getting upset after the floor tile cement had still not dried after 5 days, [ have picts ] and said he would report me for trying to hit him with my cane,... View More
A Pennsylvania attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. I'm sorry for your ordeal. You mention having a pro bono attorney. These concerns may be better to bring up with your attorney than on a public forum where no one knows the details of your case. Good luck
They said that I hit the car in the rear end on the side and I said that I stopped in the middle of the intersection she swerved around me and hit my car which knocked her into the embankment across from me
A Pennsylvania attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. One option is to try to arrange a free initial consult with an attorney. If there is no means of resolving the issue of liability through negotiation, the other option may involve going to court. Good luck
Claim made to offending party's insurer. How much property damage is the insurer liable for? Thank you. Damage was done for years prior to sale and continues (storm water). Damage caused by offending party negligently not following the law
A Pennsylvania attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. I could only speak for the insurance elements of your question, since you posted under Insurance Bad Faith. It could depend on the insurer's policy limits and whether it is a loss covered by the policy...View More
A Pennsylvania attorney could probably advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. In the most basic sense, a plausible claim is one that is valid. The claim holds legal merit. It could also refer to a claim's ability to withstand a motion to dismiss. Subject matter jurisdiction...View More
State courts in Pennsylvania are located in the county seat of a county.
“Jurisdiction” pertains to the power of a particular court to exercise control over a particular defendant. Ordinarily, the first question is whether a defendant resides in the same county where suit has been...View More
A Pennsylvania attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. It's difficult to say, based on these brief facts. It would be helpful to know why the law firm is in the picture. Property damage claims are often disposed of without the involvement of attorneys. Law...View More
was hospitalized( was admitted), and given an emergency blood transfusion. Was this not an accident? Is needing a stat blood transfusion critical? And I was admitted to the hospital but because I wasn't there 24 hours they denied that claim as well?
A Pennsylvania attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. And it's possible that time could be of the essence in responding to the denial. I am very sorry for your ordeal.
The short answer is that an attorney consult could be valuable here, unless you are...View More
I have a pet policy with lemonade insurance company. I filed a claim for emergency services after my dog needed treatment. The company is only covering part of the cost. They are supposed to cover 90% of the cost minus the annual deductible. They are only covering about 50% of the costs and acting... View More
Given the facts you presented, you may have bad faith, breach of contract, and other claims. Damages for insurance bad faith can include actual damages, interest on the damages, punitive damages, attorney's fees, etc. Therefore, you should undoubtedly ask an attorney to review the policy,...View More
I'm shopping around for Auto Insurance in PA; considering Progressive. I also like to ride bike. Hopefully, I'd never need it, but if a motorist injures me while I'm riding bike and they are at fault, would I be covered by Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage... View More
Short answer yes. Uninsured underinsured covers you if the driver running into you has no insurance or too little. If you have more than one car in your household get "stacking" --the best deal in car nsurance. It multiplies the coverage you had for UM/UIM by the number of cars, and...View More
11/2020, son was involved in minor parking lot auto accident- backing out of a parking space in a corner lot when a man driving a company truck cut through the lot to avoid a traffic light causing a minor collision. No damage to either vehicle because my son was in reverse and barely moving. Guy... View More
You (and your insurance company) are responsible for damages caused in the collision only if you (in this case your son) was at fault in the collision. Additionally, the person claiming damages has the burden of proof of more likely than not to show that the damages he asserts were caused by the...View More
More details are needed and I wish you had spoken and/or hired an attorney about this already, however what's done is done and hopefully you have not lost any rights-----you need to speak to an injury/accident lawyer in your area and discuss your options----use the Find a Lawyer tab and search...View More
The tags are suspended and the vehicle or has no valid insurance. The person that has it will not allow me too take my vehicle back. How can I get my truck back without having too worry about an altercation?
Frankly, if this person is driving your vehicle without permission, it's an unauthorized use and that's a crime. Beyond that, if this person were involved in an accident, you could could be liable for the damages and/or injuries this person caused in the accident. Additionally, if YOU are...View More
The adjuster is not releasing his estimate until the homeowner comes up with two other estimates. His claims company is also owned by the insurance company. If one of the contractors offers to do the same job at a price lower than the adjusters’, the insurance company requires that the homeowner... View More
A Pennsylvania attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. As a general matter, the bidding practices you describe are not that uncommon in the industry, where multiple bids are used to establish the range of costs for repairs or other projects. Larger carriers could...View More
I have business interruption insurance, which seemed like the right coverage to apply for in light of what’s going on, but my insurance company denied my claim. I read through my policy, which says nothing about a virus or pandemic being an exclusion. Not sure what I’m paying for if this sort... View More
1. Ask for them to put in writing the basis for the denial, and to state the policy section and paragraph. 2. To be sure you have what they have, ask for a copy of a)the entire policy b) the application.
2. If you had an agent that sold you the policy, get them to work on it--sometimes...View More
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