Oklahoma Bad Faith Insurance Blog

Oklahoma Theft Claims: How to Prove the Value of Your Losses

Posted October 25, 2017

Sadly, theft remains a serious problem in the United States. According to research conducted by the Insurance Information Institute (III), between the years of 2010 and 2014, theft was the fifth leading reason why property insurance claims were filed, behind only fire damage, storm damage, water damage and bodily injury claims. If you have been […]

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Did Your Property Sustain Partial Loss from a Fire? Watch Out For Hidden Damage

Posted October 15, 2017

Fire remains one of the leading causes of property damage in the United States. According to a report compiled and published by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), fires cause more than $14.3 billion in property damage in the U.S. each year. While fire can completely destroy a building, there are also many cases in […]

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Oklahoma Bad Faith Insurance Claims: Alleged Failure to Cooperate

Posted October 6, 2017

Under Oklahoma’s insurance regulations, both policyholders and insurance companies have certain basic legal obligations. For policyholders, one of their key responsibilities is to comply with the terms of their insurance policy. Nearly all property insurance policies issued in the state of Oklahoma contain a cooperation clause, requiring property owners to assist the insurance company with […]

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What You Need to Know About Smoke Damage Claims in Oklahoma

Posted September 25, 2017

  Property fires are a major public safety problem in Oklahoma and throughout the United States. According to the data provided by the U.S. Fire Administration, fires cause more than $10 billion in property loss each year. Fire damage can take many different specific forms. A home or business certainly does not need to be […]

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Could a Home Renovation Void Your Oklahoma Property Insurance Coverage?

Posted September 15, 2017

Do you know all of your legal rights and your responsibilities under the terms of your property insurance policy? Have you read through the policy line by line? If you have not, do not worry; you are definitely not alone. Insurance policies are long and complex. It is normal for policyholders to skim through the […]

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Oklahoma Property Insurance: Four Types of Water Damage Claims

Posted September 7, 2017

For many different reasons, water damage cases are amongst the most complex types of property insurance claims. When it comes to water damage, the source of the water matters. Not all of these claims are created equal. Depending on the source of the water, your insurance company may try to deny you coverage. To help […]

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How to Get Your Insurance Company to Pay Your Denied Claim

Posted August 25, 2017

Dealing with a denied insurance claim can be a huge hassle, but unfortunately, you must if you want to cover costly medical care or extensive property damage. Insurance claim denials are an all too common occurrence, even for claims for obviously necessary medical care or property damage. Even if a denial was a clear mistake, […]

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What to Do When Your Life Insurance Claim Has Been Denied

Posted August 16, 2017

It is hard enough to lose a loved one as it is, but when your life insurance company denies your claim for death benefits, it can feel as if they are adding insult to injury. You counted on the deceased’s benefits to help you through this tough time to pay for things such medical expenses, […]

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What You Need to Know About Disaster Insurance

Posted August 5, 2017

Oklahoma is susceptible to Mother Nature’s whims more than most other states, with the risk of tornadoes and flooding especially high. For this reason, it is important that as an Oklahoma resident, you invest in insurance coverage that covers damage from extreme weather conditions. Most homeowners assume that their homeowners’ insurance policy covers that type […]

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Dealing With Complex Vandalism Claims

Posted July 28, 2017

If your home or business property was recently vandalized and you have extensive property damage to deal with and pay for, you may be wondering if your property or homeowner’s insurance will cover it. The answer is, they should. However, vandalism can be extremely difficult to prove, especially if your property does not have a […]

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