December 4, 2017

Some insurance companies are giving Wine Country fire victims inaccurate information about their rights under California law. This revelation was revealed by Insurance Commissioner Jones in a recent press conference.  Commissioner Jones office has issued a formal notice to insurers and licensed public adjustors to make sure all claims adjustors are properly trained under the California Unfair Practices Act and Fair Claims Settlement Practices Regulations.

Insurance companies understand rules as they apply to given situations and often defend their actions using the “We didn’t know” defense. In California insurance is based on a contract. In exchange for the policyholder paying premiums, insurance companies have a legal duty to provide coverage, uphold the terms of the policy and pay valid claims as provided in the policy. However, insurance is also a business. This means that, in an effort to increase profits, many insurance companies deny valid claims or offer to pay far less than the claim is worth.  Your insurance company is required to know and understand all the rules and operate within the law.  When an insurance company operates outside of those rules it may be considered to be a Bad Faith situation.

If you are having a dispute with your insurance company remember the “Golden Rule.” At the end of the day the ones with the gold make the rules.  When behavior like that goes unchallenged you lose.  Call GBLegal and speak with one of our attorneys with Bad Faith litigation experience.  Call before another day goes by.

We represent people who are injured because of the careless and reckless acts of others. At the end of the day your case can only be settled one time and you need to know all of the facts beforehand. The reason that insurance companies have paid our clients in excess of $130,000,000.00 is that we get the facts and are not intimidated at the prospect of going to trial when they refuse to follow the law. We help with serious issues that require serious representation. We are the Law Offices of Guenard & Bozarth. We have over 80 years of experience in our plaintiff’s only law firm. Call GB Legal 24/7/365 at 888-809-1075 or visit www.gblegal.com We Can Help!

 

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INSURANCE COMPANIES KNOW US BECAUSE THEY’VE PAID OUR CLIENTS OVER $130 MILLION DOLLARS.

$2.9

MILLION

CAR ACCIDENT INJURY

Guenard & Bozarth llp obtained a $2,962,903 jury verdict in the Sacramento County Superior Court for plaintiff David Schoonover, who suffered head and neck injuries and fractures in a head-on accident on Roseville Road in Roseville on July 22, 2012

$300

THOUSAND

HAIR SALON INJURY

Guenard & Bozarth LLP recently settled a case for $300,000 involving a hair weave that went terribly wrong. Our client was a young lady, and aspiring model, who experienced pressure necrosis from a tight weave and it changed her life.

$500

THOUSAND

SLIP & FALL INJURY

Guenard & Bozarth LLP recently settled a slip and fall case for $500,000 a couple weeks before trial. The client slipped and fell on a wet piece of cardboard in a grocery store and sustained a serious shoulder injury that required surgery.

$300

THOUSAND

NEGLIGENCE INJURY

On February 13, 2013 Maricela, a Certified Nursing Assistant presented to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Emergency Room with complaint of neck and back pain. She was diagnosed with a neck strain and was given Ibuprofen and instructed to return if her symptoms did not subside.

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