You’re headed out on a routine errand when all of a sudden – crash! A car accident occurs. You’re okay, but you have minor injuries and damage to your vehicle. After the accident, you do all the right things, including making an insurance claim.
Then, you’re surprised when the insurance company denies your claim. We know it can be so frustrating and confusing when the insurance company denies a legitimate claim. What do you do now? Our Tampa car accident attorneys explain what to do.
If your insurance company denies your claim, remember that you have appeal rights. Do not simply give up without exploring your options. Take the time to understand the reason that the insurance company gives for the denial. If it is a legitimate reason, you may choose to submit additional information and ask for reconsideration.
If the insurance company unfairly denies your claim, you may consider bringing a legal claim for compensation. In the meantime, continue with medical treatment and learn about the laws that may impact the claims process.
If your insurance denies a claim, they must give a reason for the denial of the request. However, the reasons may be vague or completely invalid. You may pursue an internal appeals process where you ask the insurance company to reconsider.
However, you have the right to bring a lawsuit under applicable state laws to ask for a court order. The court order says that the insurance company has to pay the claim. Remember that time limits to bring a lawsuit apply if your insurance denies a claim.
Don’t assume you are out of options if your insurance company denies your claim after a car accident. Here are the steps to take if the insurance company denies your claim:
If your insurance claim is denied, you don’t have to fight alone. Our Tampa attorneys for insurance claim denials can represent you and work on your behalf for your insurance claim. We’re experienced in fighting wrongful insurance denials. We work to resolve your claim quickly and for the maximum amount possible.
Call us at (813) 333-6666 or message us today for your free and confidential consultation. Remember, time limits apply to the case. Contact us today to get started.