Insurance

  • How Hiring an Attorney Can Increase Your Potential Settlement Offer

    …I’ve been told that I should hire an attorney, but can’t I negotiate a settlement with the insurance company myself? While handling your own personal injury claim may seem like the easiest way to recover the compensation you deserve following an accident, it’s usually not in your best interests. Hiring an attorney costs you nothing out of pocket…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 14 readers -
  • Fault vs No-Fault Accidents

    … level of care, a person can be found at fault in the case of an accident. In accidents, fault and no-fault states have different rules regarding how restitution and damages are handled. In a fault state, insurance companies pay according to the level of fault involved. If one party is completely responsible for an incident, then that party’s insurance…

    Alexandria Personal Injury Attorney- 17 readers -
  • Should I Accept a Car Accident Settlement?

    …The other driver’s insurance company has offered me a settlement. Should I accept it? Will they negotiate? We commonly hear from people who’ve been offered a settlement from the insurance company shortly after being injured in an auto accident. People often believe that they have to make this decision very quickly, but that’s exactly what…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 12 readers -
  • ILLUSORY INSURANCE COVERAGE: REAL OR UNREAL?

    … covered advertising injury but elsewhere excluded advertising injury; and (c) a policy covered parasailing but excluded watercrafts. Id. (citations omitted). In all examples, coverage in the policy was completely swallowed up by an exclusion rendering the coverage illusory. Stated differently, coverage was completely contradicted by an exclusion…

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 12 readers -
  • GOOD OLE DUTY TO DEFEND

    … The good ole duty to defend. Certainly, a duty that should not be overlooked. A commercial general liability insurer has two duties to its insured when it comes to third-party claims: 1) the duty to defend its insured and 2) the duty to indemnify its insured. The insurer’s duty to defend its insured will always be broader than its duty…

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 12 readers -
  • TIMELY WRITTEN NOTICE TO INSURER AND COOPERATING WITH INSURER

    … provided timely written notice of the lawsuit. An insured can forfeit otherwise valid coverage by failing to provide timely notice to the prejudice of the insurer. Under Florida law, if an insured’s notice is untimely, a presumption of prejudice arises. European Tile and Floors, supra, at *5. The insured can only prevail if it rebuts…

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 12 readers -
  • Negotiating a Settlement With Farmers Insurance

    … with a signature. If your attorney wins your case or secures an agreeable out-of-court settlement, they earn a fee. If for some reason they do not win you any compensation, you never owe them a penny for the work they put into your case. For more information, call us today at 1-877-405-4313 for a free consultation. Speak With a Auto Accident Lawyer…

    Rasansky Law Firm- 21 readers -
  • Negotiating a Car Accident Settlement With USAA

    …-877-405-4313 to discuss the facts f your case today. Speak With a Auto Accident Lawyer About Your Case For Free The attorneys at Rasansky Law Firm are happy to speak with you about your potential case free of charge. If we can help with your claim, we’ll do so for no out-of-pocket cost to you. Call us 24/7 at (214) 651-6100, or toll-free at 1-877-405-4313. REQUEST A FREE CONSULTATION BY EMAIL The post Negotiating a Car Accident Settlement With USAA appeared first on Rasansky Law Firm. …

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 25 readers -
  • QUICK NOTE: PRIOR ACTS EXCLUSION IN INSURANCE POLICY

    … As an insured, it is important to understand the prior acts exclusion in your insurance policy. The prior act exclusion bars coverage for claims that arise out of an act prior to the policy period or specified date in the policy. Knowing this, an insured typically can get some prior acts coverage to cover claims that arise out of an act…

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 6 readers -
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