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Ricardo Echeverria is a trial attorney with the law firm of Shernoff Bidart Echeverria Bentley LLP where he handles both insurance bad faith and catastrophic personal injury cases

WHY IS IT CALLED “BAD FAITH” INSURANCE LAW?

Thanks to senior partner William Shernoff’s precedent-setting case, Egan v. Mutual of Omaha (1979), insurance companies are legally bound by a “covenant of good faith and fair dealing” in treating...

LAWYERS AT SHERNOFF BIDART ECHEVERRIA LLP WORK ON A CONTINGENCY FEE BASIS – WHAT EXACTLY DOES THAT MEAN?

It means that there are no hourly fees assessed to our clients. We charge a fee only if and when we are successful in recovering money on behalf of our...

WHY DOES SHERNOFF BIDART ECHEVERRIA LLP WORK ON A CONTINGENCY FEE BASIS?

The reason is simple. It is to allow anyone – not just the privileged or wealthy – access to the legal system. The majority of our clients cannot afford to...

WHY DON’T ALL LAWYERS WORK ON THE CONTINGENCY FEE BASIS?

Many corporate lawyers and lawyers who defend insurers are paid by very wealthy companies. As these lawyers often defend those companies, there is no winning verdict from which to take...
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