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What Evidence Is Necessary to Support My Bad Faith Claim?

In addition to providing your documentation and policy, you should also bring photos or videos of how your property looked before the natural disaster, as well as eyewitnesses.

answered by Gregory A. Cade

A knowledgeable lawyer will have the resources to gather reliable evidence for your bad faith claim lawsuit

Collecting enough proof to support your bad faith claim lawsuit may prove to be a very challenging endeavor if you choose to carry it out by yourself. In fact, chances are you will fail to recover the damages you deserve for the injustice you suffered. For this reasons, as well as for numerous others, it is strongly advised to work with a specialized attorney in cases of bad faith insurance, as their legal team will do extensive research by virtue of their vast databases and promptly gather the necessary evidence. Your attorney will guide you through each step of the legal process, which is nowhere near a simple one. They will also review the contractual agreement to determine to which extent your insurer is liable of acting in bad faith.

As for what evidence you can provide yourself, it mostly pertains to the following:

  • documentation
  • photos or videos of your property before and after the natural disaster struck
  • eyewitnesses

If you believe you do not have enough proof to support your bad faith claim, you should not feel discouraged to take legal action. On the contrary, seeking the assistance of a specialized lawyer is crucial, as, by virtue of their experience and proficiency, they will accurately evaluate your situation and build a solid case against your insurer to recover the compensation you are eligible for. Since 1990, Environmental Litigation Group, P.C. has been dedicating their efforts to helping victims of toxic exposure and natural disasters. In the terrible event your home was destroyed by a cataclysm and your insurer fails to comply with the terms of your policy, please feel free to contact our lawyers at 205.328.9200.

*The information presented should not be construed to be formal legal advice nor the formation of a lawyer/client relationship.

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