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What Is the Statute of Limitations for Bad Faith Claims in Puerto Rico?

While the statute of limitations for filing a bad faith claim in Puerto Rico is 15 years from the signing of your contract, it is best to take legal action immediately to recover as many damages as possible.

answered by Gregory A. Cade

If your property was destroyed by Hurricane Maria, we strongly advise you to file a bad faith claim within one year at most

In Puerto Rico, cases of bad faith insurance fall under the category of criminal law. The statute of limitations is 15 years from the signing of your insurance policy, both for first-party and third-party bad faith claims. Nevertheless, to ensure you will recover the maximum compensation you deserve for your distress and damages, you should contact a specialized lawyer as soon as possible. They will be able to quickly assess your situation, help you gather sufficient evidence for your case, as well as prepare and submit the necessary paperwork on your behalf.

If your property was struck by Hurricane Maria, it may go without saying that you will take action immediately, but we cannot stress enough the importance of seeking legal assistance. With the help of a skilful attorney, you may be able to recover damages which would not usually be awarded under these circumstances, such as punitive damages. Contacting Environmental Litigation Group, P.C. at 888-373-8301 will grant you the financial compensation you deserve for your loss in the shortest amount of time possible. Over the course of the past three decades, our attorneys and legal experts have successfully dealt with thousands of bad faith claims from all across the U.S. and will gladly assist you as well.


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