Bad Faith

Bad Faith2018-11-07T09:09:17-04:00
Due to confidential settlement agreements and privacy acts, the names of some of the parties to the following cases have been withheld.

$1,965,000 Bad Faith Settlement

$1,965,000 Bad Faith Settlement In June 2012, the bad faith claims against the insurance company for their failure to settle the claims for the uninsured policy limits of $10,000 were settled days before the trial was to begin. The insurance company paid $1,965,000 to settle the claim. $1,977,000 Verdict (Policy limits: $10,000): A 35 year old electrician was on her way home from work when the Defendant driver made a left hand turn directly into her door. The Defendant plead guilty to driving under the influence. Our client was left with a broken pelvis, left humerous and several broken bones in her right hand. All of her broken bones required internal fixation with hardware such as screws, metal plates and titanium rods. These injuries led to the end of her career as an electrician and in turn caused her to lose her home and not be able to care for her children. An offer was sent to the insurance company for the policy limits, however the insurer did not [...]

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$175,000 Recovery (Policy Limits: $10,000)

$175,000 Recovery (Policy Limits: $10,000): Our client was a passenger in a vehicle when out of nowhere a truck slammed into her car door. The Defendant then left the scene of the crash only to be found a short time later by the police department. The crash left our client with severe injuries to her arm which required several surgeries and an extended time off of work. Our office sent an offer to settle for the policy limits to the Defendant's insurer but they did not comply with the terms of our offer. The Defendant and his insurer argued that the crash report and eye witness were incorrect in the facts of the crash and that someone else was driving the Defendant's vehicle at the time. The Defendant or his insurer could not produce the phantom driver for questioning and in the end, they agreed to settle the claims for $175,000. Injuries:communicated fracture of the distal humerus involving the left elbow joint with displacement of the fracture fragments; loss [...]

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