When you’ve been injured in a vehicle collision, need to seek medical attention in general, your house or business burned, flooded or suffered another casualty, you expect your insurance company to step up and pay your claim. This is especially important if you’ve been injured by an uninsured or underinsured driver. Unfortunately, your own company, despite the fact that you’ve been paying premiums, can be just as adversarial to your claim. At Flanders, Elsberg, Herber & Dunn, LLC, we have extensive experience litigating insurance disputes and bad faith claims. We have specific and detailed knowledge of insurance laws, especially those related to subrogation, where opportunistic insurers often seek unjust enrichment. We have the ability to litigate these types of cases effectively so our clients obtain the benefits they deserve.
When you take out an insurance policy, your insurer promises to:
The company has a contractual duty to deal honestly and fairly, that is, in good faith. Yet, in personal injury cases, catastrophic losses, business valuation losses and other claims, it often takes some prodding to get insurers to live up to their obligations.
There is no clear-cut definition of bad faith, but there are several indicators, such as:
Colorado bad faith statutes give claimants a potent weapon. If your case is successful, you may be able to collect punitive or exemplary damages. Colorado law allows for treble damages in some cases, that is, three times the value of your claim.
Flanders, Elsberg, Herber & Dunn, LLC is particularly well qualified to litigate insurance bad faith claims when necessary. In addition to our enduring reputation as skilled trial attorneys, our knowledge of insurance law is detailed, specific and effective often leading to early and valuable settlements.
Flanders, Elsberg, Herber & Dunn, LLC has been helping Coloradans deal with insurance claims against insurance companies since 1871. Our knowledgeable of insurance law is a particular strength of our distinguished firm. To schedule a consultation, call us at 303-776-5380 or contact our Longmont office online.
Flanders, Elsberg, Herber & Dunn, LLC has survived since 1871 for many good reasons, not the least of which are excellent legal representation and exemplary client communication and service. Come see the difference that our knowledgeable, local attorneys can make. Call us at 303.776.5380 or contact our Longmont office online.
The law firm formed in 1871 by Col. Byron L. Carr and Charles E. Day
The law firm became Carr and Secor after F. P. Secor read for the law under the supervision of Col. Carr
The law firm became Secor and Secor after F. P. Secor’s son, Gray Secor joined.
After graduating from the University of Colorado Law School, Horace Greeley McCarty began office sharing with Secor and Secor.
L.B. "Larry" Flanders graduated from the University of Colorado first in his business school & law school classes. Larry was the grandson of F. P. Secor, joined the firm.
The law firm became Secor, McCarty & Flanders.
After graduating from the University of Colorado Law School, Tom Wood began practicing with the firm.
The law firm became Secor, McCarty, Flanders & Wood.
John C. Flanders, great grandson of FP Secor joined the law firm.
The law firm became Flanders, McCarty, Wood & Sonnesyn.
Thomas L. Stover joined the law firm.
The law firm became Flanders, Sonnesyn & Stover.
Kathleen A. Ellis joined the law firm.
Scott W. Dunn joined the law firm.
The law firm became Flanders, Stover, Elsberg & Ellis, LLC when R. Lee Elsberg joined the firm.
The law firm became Flanders, Stover, Elsberg, LLP.
Elizabeth A. Montague joined the law firm.
Mark A. Herber began his solo law practice.
The law firm became Flanders & Elsberg, LLP.
Mark A. Herber and Clinton K. Nash merged to become Herber & Nash, P. C.
Elizabeth A. Raba joined Herber & Nash, P. C.
The law firm became Flanders, Elsberg & Dunn, LLC.
Crystal M. Mitchell joined Herber & Nash, P. C.
Ted J. Finn joined Herber & Nash, P. C.
Flanders, Elsberg & Dunn, LLC and Herber & Nash, P. C. merged to become Flanders, Elsberg, Nash, Herber & Dunn, LLC.
Current – Flanders, Elsberg, Herber & Dunn, LLC
Theodore J. Finn and Elizabeth A. Montague became Partners at Flanders, Elsberg, Herber & Dunn, LLC.
Andrew. N. Dunkin joined the law firm.
Mark E. Ringer joined the law firm.