16 08, 2015

CLASS ACTIONS BY A CEDAR RAPIDS PERSONAL INJURY LAW FIRM

2017-06-06T14:15:41-05:00

When Big Business loses it's moral compass--or never had one--learn how our Cedar Rapids Personal Injury Law Firm can give you and others similarly situated the direction you need to obtain RESULTS while teaching Big Businesses that bad business decisions will not be tolerated by a civil society. A class action can be best explained by example.  Let's say a large producer of aluminum or vinyl house siding sells its siding to 100,000 homeowners and let's further presume there is a manufacturing defect which causes the siding to lose it's color within a year or two.  Let's further presume it would cost the typical homeowner $10,000.00 to replace the siding.  If a single homeowner wanted to sue the siding manufacturer, the costs of litigation would most likely exceed the cost to replace the siding, making the single homeowner's claim an [...]

CLASS ACTIONS BY A CEDAR RAPIDS PERSONAL INJURY LAW FIRM2017-06-06T14:15:41-05:00
15 08, 2015

INSURANCE BAD FAITH: WHEN YOU’RE NOT IN GOOD HANDS OR WHEN THEY ARE NOT TREATING YOU JUST LIKE A GOOD NEIGHBOR

2017-06-06T14:15:47-05:00

Who did a promoter for the rock band .38 SPECIAL call when Lloyd’s of London did not want to pay under an insurance policy that is supposed to pay if rain cancels an outdoor concert? They called SAM SHERONICK LAW FIRM, P.C., a Cedar Rapids personal injury law firm, who successfully litigated to enforce the insurance policy.  INSURANCE BAD FAITH involves an insurance company refusing to pay the holder of the insurance policy (or someone who is supposed to be a beneficiary of such a policy) even though all of the policy conditions have been met.  Simply stated, the law requires parties to a contract--like an insurance policy--to treat each other in good faith.  Insurance companies engage in bad faith if, among other things, a jury finds the insurance company unfairly denies paying a claim, or delays paying a claim [...]

INSURANCE BAD FAITH: WHEN YOU’RE NOT IN GOOD HANDS OR WHEN THEY ARE NOT TREATING YOU JUST LIKE A GOOD NEIGHBOR2017-06-06T14:15:47-05:00