New Orleans Insurance Bad Faith Attorneys

Helping Clients Nationwide

At Willeford & Toledano in New Orleans, Louisiana, our attorneys have decades of experience resolving insurance-related disputes, particularly when insurance companies act in bad faith. Our firm understands how troubling it can be to have a claim wrongfully denied or delayed. As a consumer, you are entitled to receive benefits in accordance with your policy. When insurance companies act in bad faith to deny or delay paying benefits, it can have a significant impact on your life and the lives of your loved ones.

Contact our New Orleans law office online today if you have been the victim of insurance bad faith. You may also call our Louisiana insurance bad faith lawyers directly at 504-322-1488 or toll free at 877-281-4789 to schedule your free consultation.

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Louisiana Law Governing Insurance Bad Faith: Wrongful Denials and Delays

Louisiana law provides relief to people whose insurance company has acted in bad faith. At Willeford & Toledano, we are well versed in these complex statutes and have built a record of success throughout our years of practice. We know how insurance companies operate, and we know how to hold them accountable for their actions.

Insurance companies have 30 days to approve or deny your claim. Under Louisiana law, insurance companies can be held liable for any undue delays in the process and you could be entitled to bad faith damages designed to penalize companies that wrongfully deny or delay your claim. With the help of our experienced attorneys, you could receive double the benefits as stated in your policy, plus additional punitive damages.

Additional common examples of insurance bad faith include:

  • Failure to acknowledge or reply to a covered claim
  • Failure to do a proper, prompt and complete investigation
  • Attempts to substantially reduce the amount of liability owed
  • Failure to provide a reasonable explanation and basis when denying a claim
  • Using harassing or intrusive investigation methods
  • Many others

Bad Faith Insurance Claims Involve All Types of Insurance

Regardless of the type of insurance you are dealing with, you could have a claim if the company acts in bad faith. Types of insurance include, but are not limited to, car insurance, long-term care insurance, employer-sponsored insurance, health insurance and all others. Speak with our firm today to discuss your situation and learn the recovery options you might have available.

Contact Our Lafayette Wrongful Claims Denial Attorneys

Please contact our New Orleans insurance bad faith attorneys today for a free consultation. We are available to discuss your complex situation at 504-322-1488 or toll free at 877-281-4789.