Insurance companies have a contractual duty to deal honestly and fairly with their clients. While many insurers take great pains to address the concerns of policyholders and abide by the terms of their contracts, others are not so scrupulous. In these cases, the insured may be able to file a bad faith claim against the… Continue
Personal Injury FAQs
One of the most common questions in any personal injury lawsuit is: “How long will this take!?” The simple, yet deeply unsatisfying, answer is: It depends.
In general, you are under no obligation to provide a recorded statement or cooperate with the insurance company of the driver who is at fault. It is important to keep in mind that insurance company adjusters are trained to ask questions that could benefit them and could be to your detriment. It is almost always… Continue
I was in an automobile accident and I have medical payments coverage but my own insurance company won’t pay my bills, what do I do?
In Colorado, if you’re in an automobile accident and have medical payment coverage, then your own automobile insurance company is required to pay all of the medical bills that you incur from the accident that are reasonable and necessary, up to the limits of your medical payment insurance coverage. Often times automobile carriers deny bills… Continue
I have been bitten by a dog. How do I get my medical bills paid? Can I get compensation for my injuries.
In most cases, the owner of the dog that bit you would be responsible for your medical bills, provided you did not provoke or have a negligent role in the dog bite. If the owner of the dog is covered by a homeowners insurance policy or a renter’s policy, then there may also be medical… Continue
If you were in an automobile accident and have medical payment insurance, your own insurance company is responsible to pay for all of your medical bills that are reasonable and necessary related to that automobile accident up to the limits of your insurance coverage. Some insurance companies, like USAA, employ or contract with companies like… Continue
I don’t have any medical payment coverage on my automobile insurance policy and do not have health insurance; how can I receive the medical care that I need?
If the other driver was at fault, then it may be possible for you to receive medical care through medical providers who are willing to treat you on a medical lien. In this event. they would wait for their payment until your claim against the other driver’s insurance company was resolved. There are also medical… Continue
In Colorado if the other driver was at fault, his or her Insurance company is responsible for all reasonable and necessary medical bills relating to the accident, but they are have no duty to pay those bills until a final settlement or judgment can be obtained. In order to get your medical bills paid as… Continue
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