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We Fight Back… and WIN

At Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP, we lead the nation in protecting policyholders from insurance companies’ refusal to pay claims. The firm has been protecting the rights of insurance consumers, both individuals and businesses, for over 40 years after having set the legal precedent requiring insurance companies to act in good faith.

$5

Billion 
Settlement

Holocaust Insurance Claims Case

$120

Million
Jury Verdict

Insurance Bad Faith Case

$86.7

Million
Jury Verdict

Insurance Bad Faith Case

$68

Million
Jury Verdict

Medical Malpractice Case

$28.2

Million
Jury Verdict

Medical Malpractice Case

$25.7

Million
Jury Verdict

Catastrophic Personal Injury Case

$19

Million
Jury Verdict

Insurance Bad Faith Case

$17

Million
Jury Verdict

Catastrophic Personal Injury Case
Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP

Why Us?

At Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP we lead the nation in protecting policyholders from insurance company abuse. The firm has been protecting the rights of insurance consumers, both individuals and businesses, for over 40 years after having set the legal precedent requiring insurance companies to act in good faith.

We Fight Back Against Insurance Companies and Win.
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Results
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Over the firm’s 40 year history, Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP has secured a number of significant verdicts, negotiated settlements which benefited our clients and helped change the nature of the law to benefit insurance consumers.

Insurance Bad Faith
Insurance Bad Faith

Has your insurance company delayed or denied payment of a legitimate claim? Has it changed the terms of your policy or cancelled it without giving you proper notice? Has your policy been rescinded based on alleged misrepresentations made on the application?

Skilled Trial Attorneys
Skilled Trial Attorneys

The firm’s ability to get results is well known, as our attorneys have spent decades developing the area of insurance bad faith law while also helping our clients. Schedule a free consultation with our experienced attorneys today.

Catastrophic Injury
Catastrophic Injury

An accident can change your life forever. If you have sustained a serious or catastrophic injury owing to the negligence of another, you have the legal right to recover financial compensation for your injuries, lost work time, medical expenses and pain and suffering.

LANDMARK CASES

WITHOUT THE EFFORTS OF SBE attorneys and support staff, both in the courtroom and in the legislature, consumers would not enjoy the rights they do today.

From William Shernoff’s settlements with European insurers over Holocaust-era life insurance claims to Mike Bidart’s groundbreaking victories over HMOs to incessant, reform-minded litigation against disability carriers, the legal accomplishments of SBE are second to none in defining and applying bad faith insurance law.

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$86.7 Million Insurance Bad Faith Verdict
$86.7 Million Insurance Bad Faith Verdict

The case Shernoff brought was so strong that the jury awarded the American Samoa Government the balance (less the deductible) of their coverage, $28.9 million, and then doubled that amount to $57.8 million in punitive damages.

SBE set legal precedent on behalf of victims
SBE set legal precedent on behalf of victims

The settlement, which was confidential, was nonetheless reported by the Los Angeles Times as reaching approximately $100 million.

The Largest Verdict Ever Against an HMO
The Largest Verdict Ever Against an HMO

At trial, the jury found Aetna guilty of acting with malice, fraud and oppression and punished the HMO with a record-setting $116 million in punitive damages.

The Quake that Shook Allstate: Sherman v. Allstate
The Quake that Shook Allstate: Sherman v. Allstate

Many of those who suffered losses turned to the law firm of Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP when their claims were not handled fairly.

Do I Have A Case?

Call us at 800-458-3386 to arrange a free consultation about your legal concern, or return the e-mail form below and we will get in touch with you.

California Resident?YesNo
Type of Insurance Case: LifeHealthAutoN/A

Do I Have A Case?

Call us at 800-458-3386 to arrange a free consultation about your legal concern, or return the e-mail form below and we will get in touch with you.

California Resident?YesNo
Type of Insurance Case: LifeHealthAutoN/A