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Insurance Disputes Attorneys serving Oklahoma City, Edmond and cities throughout Oklahoma

If you live in Oklahoma, your insurance company owes you a duty to deal with you fairly.

When your insurance company treats you badly they are acting in Bad Faith. You don't have to just take it.

If you, or a family member, have been improperly represented by your own insurance company, we can help.

When you have a loss, your insurance company will try to pay you as little as possible if you let them. But is that what they promised you when they sold you the policy.

Oklahoma Insurance Bad Faith Lawyers

Most of us have insurance of all kinds. We buy car insurance, home owners insurance, life insurance, health insurance or disability insurance to name a few. You buy insurance coverage to protect you and your family from harm but when you need it will the insurance company be there like it promised when you paid your premiums.

The law requires that the insurance company act in good faith toward its insured. It has the duty of good faith and fair dealing. But when an insurance company breaches that duty and acts inbad faith you have the right to take action to persuade them to act fairly.

An insurance company can be acting in bad faith if it does any of the following:

  • Denies the payment of valid claims
  • Unreasonably delays payment
  • Fails to properly investigate a claim
  • Knowingly under pays a claim
  • Fails to defend a claim made against its insured

Claims for bad faith can only be brought against your own insurance company. These are called first party claims. Bad faith does not apply to the other parties insurance company when you have been injured or damaged by someone else. Bad faith can apply to your own uninsured / underinsured coverage when injured in a motor vehicle accident that was someone else's fault who was either uninsured or underinsured.

When an insurance company acts in bad faith the insured can sue not only for the fair amount of the claim but also for additional consequential damages that the bad faith caused its insured. Additionally if the bad faith of the insurance company was intentional or done maliciously then the insured can seek punitive damages.

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Insurance Disputes Law Library Entry for Saturday November 18, 2017

Insurance Companies and Car Accidents

When someone is seriously injured in a car accident, medical expenses and lost income can quickly pile up, making them desperate for financial help. Insurance companies often take advantage of this by offering a small settlement that seems like a good deal at the time. In reality, the insurance adjuster wants your claim to go away as fast and as quietly as possible. They know that if you accept a smaller sum upfront, you may not be able to recover more from them in the future.

This is why it is so important to not accept settlements from insurance companies before consulting with an experienced auto accident lawyer. Attorney James Self knows exactly how to negotiate with insurance companies to make sure your rights are protected. He can help you understand the true value of your injury claim, and fight to pursue the compensation you deserve.

If an insurance company has denied your claim, failed to properly investigate your claim, or knowingly underpaid you, our experienced Oklahoma City injury lawyers can help you hold them accountable. Bad faith insurance is a common problem, but with an aggressive lawyer on your side, you have a much higher chance of resolving your dispute effectively.

If you have been seriously injured in a car accident and the insurance company is giving you the runaround, please contact Self & Associates today for a free case evaluation. We represent injured car accident victims throughout the state of Oklahoma.

When someone is seriously injured in a car accident, medical expenses and lost income can quickly pile up, making them desperate for financial help. Insurance companies often take advantage of this by offering a small settlement that seems like a good deal at the time. In reality, the insurance adjuster wants your claim to go away as fast and as quietly as possible. They know that if you accept a smaller sum upfront, you may not be able to recover more from them in the future.

This is why it is so important to not accept settlements from insurance companies before consulting with an experienced auto accident lawyer.... Read More of this Article from our Insurance Disputes Law Library


Representing the victims of insurance bad faith can be a very complex area of legal practice. It demands legal knowledge along with knowledge of the insurance industry and claims practices. Experts in the field of insurance including insurance claims experts, accountants, doctors or engineers are often required to develop the information and evidence necessary to prove insurance company bad faith and the financial damages victims incur.

At Self and Associates we seek out and locate the experts necessary to best represent Oklahoma victims of insurance company bad faith and their families. With 30 years of experience in handling insurance cases, James Self has the knowledge to assist you in navigating this complex area.

If you or a family member have been the victim of insurance bad faith, James Self would like to talk with you. Please contact our Oklahoma law firm today to schedule a free case evaluation.

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