Dettman Law

Can I sue an insurance company for failing to defend me in a lawsuit?

You can sue an insurance company for failing to defend you in a lawsuit. This is accomplished by the filing of a declaratory action (dec action). A lawyer can ask a judge to determine whether or not you were covered. If the judge determines that coverage was valid the insurance company is obligated to defend …
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How do I know if my insurance company is providing me with a fair settlement?

You know if your insurance company is providing you with a fair settlement by consulting with a personal injury lawyer. The insurance company exists to make money. They don’t make money by paying you money. As a result, they will likely low ball you without a lawyer. Consulting with a lawyer should be free.