Homeowner Claims

Experienced Attorneys for Homeowner Claims

Homeowner claims
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Insurance companies employ professional claims adjusters who are trained to protect the company's bottom line. If you have been the victim of a theft, flood, fire, or other loss to your property, the insurance company may do everything possible to minimize its exposure to risk and to significantly limit your recovery. Washington state has enacted specific laws governing these types of cases. It may benefit you to talk with one of our attorneys before attempting to resolve your claim without professional assistance.

Washington and Oregon Lawyers for Insurance Claims and Coverage Disputes

With our attorneys experience and access to expert witnesses in insurance matters, our knowledge of how insurance claims are handled, and frequently mishandled, could benefit you. We are prepared to help, whether your problem involves a disputed auto, disability, homeowners claim or other insurance issue — in Washington or Oregon.

After an accident around the home, most people do not expect to have their claims denied altogether, or to be “low balled” even though they have paid insurance premiums over the years regularly and on time. The same is true for people who incur fire loss, flood, or storm damage to their homes or other property. Unfair denial or an unreasonable delay of your claim may be insurance “bad faith,” and our firm knows how to take action for you.

Washington Lawyers: Auto Insurance, Disability Coverage, Disputes in Homeowners Policy and Fire Loss Claims

Our lawyers for insurance claims and coverage disputes are available to help people in Vancouver and throughout Southwest Washington and the Portland, Oregon, area with issues including:

  • All aspects of car insurance coverage and claims after an accident, including personal injury protection (PIP) and recovery of uninsured and underinsured motorist benefits
  • Dealings with your health insurer after you have suffered a personal injury, or advocacy when you have problems with a disability insurance claim
  • Unfair denials, delays or insufficient payment of your homeowner's claim for fire loss, water or storm damage, or other covered events for which actions can sometimes yield triple damages under the Insurance Fair Conduct Act (IFCA)

We have access to a network of experts possessing the specialized knowledge necessary to build and prove your case when dealing with complex insurance coverage situations such as fire loss. Our firm has tried cases in this area of law and negotiated favorable insurance settlements in a very wide range of personal injury and wrongful death cases.

Advocating for You Every Step of the Way Even After Settlement

In addition to negotiating skillfully with your insurance company and that of any party responsible for your accident while your case is being contested, our attorneys work diligently to protect your rights and financial well-being once you receive a settlement. This includes dealing with any subrogation issues, and other claims against what is rightfully yours.

Our personal injury law firm is dedicated to holding insurance companies accountable for the coverage they promise. When you need help with any aspect of an accident case, or your valid insurance claim of any type is being disputed, please contact us.

Experienced Attorneys

The attorneys at Schauermann Thayer handle personal injury, wrongful death, and insurance actions for clients throughout the Southwest Washington and Portland, Oregon area.

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