Insurance Broker Negligence
After a fire destroys your home, you call your insurance broker and learn you won’t be able to rebuild because the agent failed to advise you of the difference between replacement cost and market value of your home. Are you out of luck?
WHAT IS INSURANCE BROKER NEGLIGENCE?
Errors, omissions, negligence and incompetence on the part of an insurance broker, agent or underwriter can result in a lack of insurance coverage that leaves policyholders at risk.
If you have suffered a loss due to insurance broker negligence you could be entitled to financial compensation.
BROKER NEGLIGENCE AND FRAUD
To find out if you may be the victim of insurance broker negligence, contact the insurance broker negligence lawyers at Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP for a free consultation.
We aggressively pursue insurance bad faith actions in all types of broker negligence and underwriter negligence cases, including those involving:
- Failure to disclose terms of an insurance policy
- Insurance broker fraud
- Breach of fiduciary duty
- Breach of duty to advise
- Failure to write adequate insurance (underinsurance)
- Failure to secure the purchased insurance
If you have suffered damage because your insurance broker didn’t do his or her job correctly, contact the insurance broker negligence attorneys of Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP for experienced representation and results. Whether your claim involves non-disclosure of policy limits or failure to contact the insurance company and actually place the order, we can help.
Insurance brokers must represent the best interests of their policyholders. When they fail to do so, they may be guilty of bad faith insurance.
For more than 40 years, our insurance bad faith attorneys have filed lawsuits and recovered damages for policyholders who have been victimized by negligent insurance brokers.
More than 90 percent of our insurance bad faith disputes end in a fair settlement. If the other party is unwilling to agree to a just settlement, we are well-prepared to take your case to court, where we have an impressive reputation for getting results for our clients.