Month: February 2017

How to Know When an Insurer Acts in Bad Faith

Published on February 14, 2017, by Matthew Sharp

Insurance Bad Faith

One of the first steps in protecting an individual’s rights as an insured consumer is to recognize the signs of an insurance company’s bad faith acts. Nobody deserves to be left without the support of their insurance company when tragedy strikes, but it is all too common for victims to get the run around as insurance companies act in bad faith. Fortunately, consumers can avoid becoming victims of bad faith practices by familiarizing themselves with unscrupulous acts and the tactics commonly used to achieve them. What is Insurance [...]
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The Duty to Defend in Nevada [infographic]

Published on February 6, 2017, by Matthew Sharp

Infographic, Insurance Bad Faith

Insurer’s Duty to Defend In Nevada, an insurer’s duty to defend begins upon receiving notice of a claim and continues until the claim is resolved. This duty is broad and is intended to protect insured parties not only for the claims which they are liable but also for the claims which they may be found liable. (Article continues below Infographic) ______ However, this duty is not unlimited. It depends on the types of risks that are covered and identified within the policy. Insured parties need only show that [...]
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