Southern California Insurance Bad Faith Attorneys
Insurance companies are expected to do the right thing. In cases when they do not, their insured customers are permitted to sue on basis of a tort claim and a standard breach of contract claim. While a breach of contract claim does not allow punitive or exemplary damages, a tort claim does. In many instances, damages in excess of what the policy would have otherwise covered may be awarded especially if the insurance company’s conduct was erroneous or an example of bad faith.
Examples of Bad Faith
- Undue delay in handling claims
- Inadequate investigation
- Refusal to defend a lawsuit
- Threats against an insured
- Refusing to make a reasonable settlement offer
- Making unreasonable interpretations of an insurance policy
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Areas of Practice
We have represented families affected by mesothelioma / asbestos-related cancers throughout Southern California and the broader United States, recovering millions in verdicts and settlements for the victims and their families.
Manufacturers have a duty to ensure that safe products are placed on the market. When people are injured from the use of defective products, our attorneys are ready to hold the makers of those products accountable for the injuries they have caused.
Automobile accidents can have numerous serious consequences, including life altering injuries, costly property damage, lost wages, and wrongful death. Our Southern California accident attorneys can skillfully handle your case.
Hospitals, physicians, and other health care providers are required by law to follow safety regulations and healthcare standards. We work with medical experts to expose negligent care that results in injuries, medical complications and death.
Construction work is inherently dangerous, with thousands of workers being injured or killed every year across America. Our Southern California attorneys have a strong understanding and comprehension of your rights in the area.
Motorcycle accidents can result in life-altering, serious bodily injuries, not to mention the damage to expensive property. Our motorcycle accident attorneys have obtained numerous settlements and verdicts for the victims of motorcycle crashes.
Nordstrom, Steele, Nicolette & Blythe
Southern California Attorneys
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If the firm agrees to undertake representation of your case, we will do so on a contingency basis.
What this means is that you pay no fees until you recover and are compensated.
We serve clients throughout the Coachella Valley's Desert Communities including Palm Springs, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, La Quinta, Indio, Coachella, Victor Valley, and the Morongo Basin, 29 Palms, and Yucca Valley. We have offices in Tustin for our clients in the Inland Empire and Orange County. Our clients in the San Diego area interface with us at our Escondido Office. We often meet with clients in their Hospital Beds or their homes after an accident. We will make every effort to meet with you outside of our offices if necessary.
We will ensure that you are treated fairly and the parties responsible for your loss are held accountable. Contact us today for a free consultation and additional information about our services.