Life Insurance Claims In Columbus, Ohio

When consumers purchase life insurance, they expect the insurance company to honor that policy upon their death. Unfortunately, some insurers look for reasons to delay or even deny valid claims. To protect your rights as a beneficiary, it's important to have a lawyer who will take a personal interest in your case.

At Lamkin, Van Eman, Trimble & Dougherty, we have a 45-year history of helping people obtain the insurance benefits they paid for.

Helping You Obtain Life Insurance Benefits

Live insurance policies are complex documents that are designed to protect the interests of insurance companies. There are many reasons why an insurance company may choose to deny or delay a claim:

  • It may claim the death of your loved one was due to an excluded cause such as suicide during the first two years the policy is in effect.
  • It may claim the death was due to a health issue that was not disclosed.
  • It may say that the claim was not filed within the statute of limitations.

Our lawyers can review the life insurance policy and evaluate whether the insurance company has a valid reason for denying the claim. In many cases, we can persuade the insurance company to fulfill its obligation through negotiation. Insurance companies know that if they do not offer a fair settlement, our lawyers are willing and able to take the case to trial.

In some cases, the insurance company may force beneficiaries to jump through hoops and delay payment of a life insurance claim even if it does not have a valid reason. In this case, the insurance company may be guilty of insurance bad faith and can be forced to pay additional damages.

Ohio Lawyers For Help With Denied Claims

Has your insurance company denied or delayed your life insurance claim? Contact us today online or by telephone at 866-856-0433 to speak with a skilled insurance disputes attorney.