Category: Insurance

How Long Does it Take for an Insurance Company to Process a Claim?

Nevada law gives insurance companies an opportunity to settle a claim in a timely manner after a claim has been filed. There are laws that give you protection in case they fail to obey these rules, and there are ways that an insurer can extend the deadlines if necessary. If you believe that your insurance […]

What Does Homeowners Insurance Not Cover?

Homeowners Insurance Exclusions You pay your homeowners insurance premiums under the belief that you are covered against any kind of damage. These can be anything from busted water pipes to those events caused by natural disasters such as flooding. When you file a homeowners insurance claim, you are filing your claim expecting to be compensated […]

What Type of Damages Would You Seek in An Insurance Bad Faith Lawsuit?

LEARN ABOUT THE THREE TYPES OF DAMAGES IN A BAD FAITH LAWSUIT YOU CAN SUE YOUR INSURANCE COMPANY FOR YOUR LOSSES IN A BAD FAITH CASE When your insurance company acts in bad faith, you can make a legal claim to recover losses caused by the insurer’s actions. When you take legal action in a […]

What Is Insurance Bad Faith?

What is Insurance Bad Faith? You purchase insurance to protect yourself and your family against unforeseen risks and to give you peace of mind in the event of a loss. You pay your insurance premiums. When you suffer a loss, you count on your insurance company to live up to its end of the bargain […]

Homeowners Insurance Claim Denials

Homeowners Insurance Claim DenialsHas your homeowner’s insurance company denied your claim? Is your homeowner’s insurance company delaying the payment of your claim or making an unreasonably low settlement offer? We represent Nevada homeowners in first-party insurance disputes. If your home has been damaged by fire, burst pipes, water damage, or another unfortunate circumstance, your homeowner’s […]

Long-Term and Short-Term Disability Insurance Claim Denials

Long-Term Disability Insurance Attorneys Leverty & Associates Law Chtd. has experience with long-term and short-term disability insurance claim denials. One buys short-term and long-term disability insurance to financially assist them and their family in the event they cannot work to earn a salary. Long-term disability insurance coverage is generally provided in three (3) different ways: […]

Health and Medical Insurance

Health and Medical Insurance One buys health and medical insurance to protect themselves and their families from the financial hardships that may result by accidents and illness. Whether before or after Affordable Care Act (ACA), often referred to as Obamacare or federal health reform, there are two (2) avenues of obtaining health insurance, one in […]

What to Look For When it Comes to Insurance Denials

When an insurance company denies a claim, that denial decision might not only be incorrect under the terms of the insurance policy, but also might be in bad faith. When determining whether or not an insurance company acted in bad faith, a court will use the “reasonable” standard. The court will evaluate the actions of […]

Insurance Agent Failures

Insurance Agent Mistake or Error that Leaves You without Coverage or Underinsured Do You Have the Right Coverage? A loss can severely impact your finances and perhaps drive you to bankruptcy. You purchase insurance to protect yourself from unforeseen accidents. Most people are mostly in the dark when it comes to insurance coverage. You relied […]

Cancer and Specified Disease Insurance

Cancer and Specified Disease Insurance provides benefits, usually directly payable to you, if you get the identified disease the policy specifically covers. A good example of this type of coverage is the coverage offered by AFLAC. There are many different types of these policies and the benefits vary considerably between insurers and even various insurance […]