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San Francisco Bad Faith Insurance Claims

When Insurance Companies Don't Do What They're Supposed To

At the Law Offices of Sanford M. Cipinko, our attorneys are experienced in taking on insurance companies. We know what to do when they fail to pay the policy limits in motor vehicle accident cases. If you have been injured and the insurance company does not properly compensate you, we will not let them get away with it.

Insurance companies are big businesses. However, their attempt to protect their bottom line does not mean you have to accept a settlement that does not fully compensate you for your injuries. Sometimes, you find yourself in a fight just to get them to pay the full coverage you are entitled to under the policy.

We are not intimidated by insurance companies. Our lawyers stand up to large insurance companies on a daily basis. We use our strong trial skills to make provide full compensation according to the terms of their policies.

Defining Bad Faith Insurance Claims

An act of bad faith by an insurance company occurs when an insurance company unreasonably refuses to pay out compensation in accordance with policy provisions. They are not allowed to deny the services and protection that the policyholder specifically paid for. It's called bad faith, and there is a legal remedy. When insurance companies act in bad faith, they open themselves up to a lawsuit in which we can not only pursue what they were supposed to pay in the first place, but recover additional damages to penalize them for their wrongful actions.

Fighting to Get Full Compensation

We are a trial law firm. Every case that we take is prepared to go to trial. This doesn't mean that all of our cases go to trial. However, our extensive preparation sends a clear message to the insurance company. When insurance companies see that we have gathered the facts and done the work necessary to succeed, they will often provide a fair and equitable settlement to avoid having to take us on at trial. If they do not, you can be assured we will persuasively present your case before a jury.

Handling all Cases on a Contingency Basis

In bad faith cases related to car accidents, you will only be asked to pay our attorney fees if we are successful in recovering compensation for you.

Law Offices of Sanford M. Cipinko: Offering Free Consultations

To schedule a free consultation with an experienced lawyer serving San Francisco and the rest of California, call us at 415-693-9905 or send us an e-mail.