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$490,000 for Residential Mold & Foundation Bad Faith Insurance Claim

Case settled at mediation following successful jury trial on breach of contract claim (court ordered mediation prior to 2nd trial for bad faith claims). Homeowners’ claim for foundation and mold damage due to plumbing leaks denied by insurance company. Jury verdict on breach of contract claim less than $100,000.

$87,000 Pre-Suit Settlement for Wind & Hail Damaged Commercial Roof

Claim partially denied by insurance carrier for storm damaged roof. Insurance company issued payment for partial repair of roof only. Obtained additional payment of $87,000 for complete repair of roof of $87,000 in new money.

$496,000 for Home Foundation Insurance Claim

Claim with insurance company for damage caused by plumbing contractor hired by insurance company to investigate reported damage to home due to plumbing leaks. Claim for damages due to leak and plumber’s negligence denied in full by insurance company. Policy limits on dwelling approximately $200,000. Obtained approximately $496,000.

$125,000 for Upstairs Burst Pipe

Claim with insurance company for water damage to dwelling and contents from upstairs burst pipe occurring while homeowners were sleeping. Plumbing leak resulted in water damage to insured’s home and personal property. Insurance company denied claim and made no payment. Claim settled prior to trial.

$85,000 for Residential Foundation Claim

After initially denying claim, insurance company agreed to settle all disputed claims for damage to foundation and dwelling caused by plumbing leaks.

$65,000 at Mediation for Home Fire Claim

After paying policy limits to insured for fire and smoke damage to dwelling, insurance company argued smoke damaged contents could be successfully cleaned and paid only $4,278.67. Obtained additional $65,000 on behalf of client for replacement of smoke damaged contents.

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