How do you make a complaint against an insurance company? Here, I am going to answer this question and much more. You’ll hear about my many experiences with the Florida Department of Insurance.
As a lawyer with over $8 million in personal injury settlements, I’ve dealt with about 50 different insurance companies. Additionally, I’ve communicated with over 1,000 claim adjusters. This includes auto insurance adjusters, general liability insurers (for accidents at hotels, restaurants, malls and more), long term disability insurers, health insurance companies, and more.
Many insurance companies are responsive. However, most still make low settlement offers. A few insurers are fair.
Unfortunately, many insurance companies are not reasonable. In addition, personal injury cases don’t settle overnight. The last thing you want is an additional delay by the insurance company.
If an insurance company is not giving you the time of day, you can file a consumer complaint. It is also known as a “request for insurance assistance.” I have had to file my fair share of consumer complaints with the department of financial regulation.[Read more…]