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What Type of Insurance Does Bad Faith Apply To in Puerto Rico?

Any insurance company can act in bad faith. However, in the wake of Hurricane Maria, the vast majority of Puerto Ricans have to deal with bad faith coming from property insurers.

answered by Gregory A. Cade

When natural disasters strike, many property insurers will not shy away from denying or underpaying claims for their own profit

From health insurers to auto insurers, any insurance company can act in bad faith, making use of relatively the same tactics. Instead of promptly sending a contractor to evaluate the damage, making a correct report, and subsequently covering the cost of the loss, the unethical insurer will refuse to pay valid claims, delay coverage, or provide a ridiculously lower amount of money than it is actually worth. While the term bad faith can apply to any type of insurance company, most Puerto Rico residents take legal action against property insurers these days, considering that Hurricane Maria has recently struck the island, resulting in approximately 500 deaths.

Did Hurricane Maria cause damage to your house and your insurer refuses to live up to your contractual agreement? If so, we strongly encourage you to file a bad faith insurance claim with the assistance of one of our attorneys, who have been helping thousands of victims of corrupt insurers throughout the past 25 years. After carefully evaluating your situation, we will dedicate our endeavors to gathering evidence and preparing a solid case against your insurance company, which will grant you the financial compensation you truly deserve. We also provide quality legal assistance in the event a non-property insurer is acting in bad faith, so regardless of your circumstances, please contact us at 888.373.8301 and we will do our best to help you.

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

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