How to fight insurance denial claims

Our homeowners insurance company denied our claim from a flood in our basement with over 30k of damage. They are saying there not responsible for anything. Please let us know if there is a type of attorney we can consult with to discuss. Thank you.

Asked on March 20, 2017 under Insurance Law, New York

Answers:

S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

It would be advisable to review your insurance policy and the reason the insurance company has given for denying the claim.
It would be advisable to speak with an attorney who handles bad faith cases against insurance companies.  Your County Bar Association probably has an attorney referral service that can refer you to an attorney who handles bad faith claims against insurance companies.
Another course of action is to contact your state's Insurance Commissioner and file a complaint against your insurance company.


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