Insurance bad faith claims may allow employees the option of suing the insurance company when refused workers’ compensation benefits. Although under normal circumstances, workers’ compensation prevents employees from being able to sue for additional compensation. However, if they are denied compensation they rightfully deserve, they have the option of suing for bad faith.
Have you or someone you loved been denied the workers’ compensation they deserve due to a work-related injury? Our lawyers can look over your claim and the reasons you are being denied, and help you get the compensation you need. Contact a lawyer in your area today to get started.
You may have a bad faith claim if:
Repetitive trauma injuries may be the most difficult to prove are attributed to your work. However, if the insurance company can not prove it isn’t a result of your work, they are not permitted to simply deny your claim because they do not want to pay it. Additionally, an insurance company can not purposely deny claims or delay payments for no clear reason.
Intentionally interfering with an injured employee’s rightful workers’ compensation can provide the foundation for a bad faith claims lawsuit. A workers’ compensation lawyer can allow you to evaluate your claim and determine whether the insurance company is acting in the clear or if they are acting in bad faith. Bad faith claims are very serious. In addition to allowing you to sue, it also gives the insurance company a negative reputation and may affect future business.
Have you or someone you care about been denied workers’ compensation? Our lawyers can help you get the money you deserve. If you were denied for reasons that indicate bad faith on behalf of the insurance company, you may have the grounds to sue. Contact a workers’ compensation lawyer in your area today to discuss your case.
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