Month: April 2022

How to Prove Insurance Bad Faith

Published on April 25, 2022, by Matthew Sharp

Insurance Bad Faith

Understanding how to prove insurance bad faith can improve your chances of winning compensation for losses caused by the unscrupulous acts of your insurance company. Proving bad faith requires extensive investigation and preparation.  If you suspect an insurance company is acting in bad faith, you need to build a record showing you attempted to resolve the matter.  You also need evidence demonstrating the insurance company’s actions were arbitrary and capricious.  You will need to gather all available documents regarding the claim, and your communication with the insurance company.  [...]
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Jury Awards $200 Million Against Sierra Health & Life for Wrongful Denial of Healthcare Coverage

Published on April 12, 2022, by Matthew Sharp

Blog, Health Care Litigation, Insurance Bad Faith, Insurance Bad Faith Disputes

I want to thank you all for the very kind words and thoughts. Those comments are greatly appreciated. I want to let you all know briefly what Eskew v. Sierra Health & Life was about. I am sure there will be a time when I have the energy to talk about the trial strategy, the trial, and our impression of why the jury made the right decision. Three years ago, Doug Terry (a great lawyer from Oklahoma City) and I believed in a fine lady from Las Vegas, [...]
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When Should You Hire a Personal Injury Attorney?

Published on April 11, 2022, by Matthew Sharp

Blog, Personal Injury

Accident victims in Reno often ask, “When should you hire a personal injury attorney?” In most cases, injured victims should retain the services of a personal injury attorney as soon as they realize they may have a claim. Although it is common for insurance companies to make settlement offers soon after an accident occurs, these offers are rarely enough to compensate victims for their losses. After an accident, you should consider hiring a personal injury attorney if your injuries are severe, your insurance claim was denied or delayed, [...]
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