Most people have insurance to protect them during their time of need. From property damage to car accidents, insurance is available to cover virtually any type of incident and provide peace of mind for the future. But when you actually need to file a claim, insurers often make it extremely difficult for policyholders and may even take advantage of their insured. If you are having problems resolving a claim and feel that your insurer is not acting in good faith, contact a New Orleans insurance bad faith lawyer immediately.
At LaHatte Law, we are dedicated to helping New Orleans policyholders find efficient and effective resolutions to their insurance claims. We have successfully resolved a wide range of claims from the nation's largest insurance companies. Our insurance claim dispute law firm can represent policyholders in claims involving first party claims for property damage as well as third party claims such as automobile accidents. Whether your claim is for hurricane damage, fires, lightning, or you have a car accident claim, we are here to help. We can also assist with life insurance claims.
Let us know more about your insurance dispute by calling (504) 509-5177.
Insurance policies are essentially contracts. By law, insurance companies have a duty to investigate and process claims in a timely and reasonable manner. Failing to do so is a breach of the insurer's duty to the policyholder.
Examples of bad faith insurance practices for a homeowner's insurance claim:
Our law firm is well-versed in many of the complex bad faith laws in Louisiana and we have an in-depth understanding of how insurers handle claims. We can review your insurer's actions and help you determine whether you have a bad faith insurance claim.
Louisiana allows policyholders to file a claim against insurers for bad faith tactics if you can prove several elements.
A successful bad faith insurance claim must be able to show that:
If your claim against your insurer is successful, you may be able to recover your due damages, reasonable attorney fees, and other additional damages or penalties in some cases. Your insurer is not above the law, and we can make sure they are held responsible for their unethical tactics.
We can help you hold unscrupulous insurance companies responsible for their actions. As a policyholder who keeps up with your premium payments, you deserve to be treated fairly. LaHatte Law can provide aggressive, effective bad faith insurance representation to New Orleans and across Louisiana.
Call LaHatte Law at (504) 509-5177 or use our free evaluation form.