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Bad Faith Insurance

Springfield Bad Faith Insurance Attorneys

Representing Clients Against Big Insurance Companies In Missouri

When you take out an insurance policy for property, health, or life insurance benefits, you have a right to receive benefits promptly when you file a legitimate claim. The insurance industry has expended a great deal of money and lobbying efforts to ensure that there is no single federal agency that oversees their policy and benefits practices.

The result has been that Missouri is required to oversee bad faith insurance practices, which gives the insurance industry lobbyists more personal and direct access and influence.

Fortunately, the experienced Springfield bad faith insurance lawyers of Strong-Garner-Bauer P.C. can help you fight back against denied and partially paid claims. 

What Is Insurance Bad Faith?

Insurance companies act in bad faith when they fail to honor the contracts their clients have signed. Our Missouri bad faith insurance attorneys can help you fight back against bad faith practices such as:

  • Failing to act or to respond promptly to a policyholder’s claim
  • Failing to establish a policy of prompt investigation of claims
  • Failing to pay or deny claims within time after policyholder has submitted all required proof of loss information has been submitted
  • Forcing policyholders to file litigation in order to receive benefits
  • Attempting to settle a claim for less than a reasonable person might be expected to receive for covered damages
  • Denying claims without first conducting an investigation of the damages
  • Informing a policyholder of the company’s policy to appeal arbitration awards, in an effort to get the claimant to accept a low settlement offer

This is just an abbreviated list of some of the bad faith insurance practices that are common. If you have been experiencing unfair tactics like these while seeking an insurance settlement, it may be time to take legal action.

Contact Us

If you feel that you have a legitimate bad faith insurance claim for these or other reasons, our Springfield insurance bad faith attorneys are ready to take your case.

If you feel that you have been the victim of the bad faith insurance of your insurance company, contact our offices at (417) 855-2022 to schedule a free consultation.


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    Every state has a time limit for how long you have to file a personal injury claim called the statute of limitations. In Missouri, the statute of limitations for personal injury cases is five years from the date the injury occurred or could have been reasonably discovered. If you fail to file your personal injury lawsuit before the statute of limitations expires then the defendant will most certainly file a motion to dismiss the case.
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    Personal injury lawyers are legal experts dedicated to helping those who have been injured in an accident navigate the complex issues on their road to recovery. They specialize in tort law, protecting the rights of victims and ensuring they receive compensation for their suffering.

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