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Lost Your Insurance Case? How to Appeal and Win

There are so many loopholes when it comes to insurance cases that could cause you to lose. This can leave you feeling frustrated and at your wit’s end. Here are some steps that you can take that will help you to appeal your case and win.

Understand the Reasoning

Have a firm understanding of the reasons that your case was lost. This may involve you having to spend a significant amount of time navigating through the legal paperwork. Don’t take an overly simplified answer for the denial. Ask to see the documentation that proves the case as presented by your insurance company and your legal representative. This will allow you to understand the thought processes involved when it comes to your lost insurance case.

Do Your Research

Read up on your policy and legal precedents so that you can understand how you lost your case. Make sure that all of the initial documentation was done correctly so that an error didn’t occur with your legal argument. This could be something as simple not providing the appropriate documentation for the filing process. All of these things start to add up and could have caused you to miss out on receiving the benefits that you deserved.

Present Your Rationale

If you’re still unsure about how to proceed with the process, speak with a legal malpractice attorney in order to give you a clear picture of what went wrong the first time. You need to have a thorough rationale for why you deserve to win your case before you can proceed with your appeal. Organize your thoughts so that you won’t get distracted by other factors that may crop up during this timeframe. In some instances, you may need to go through the arbitration process in order to appeal your claim.

Submit Required Documentation

Follow the guidelines that are established for how to appeal your case. Work with a lawyer so that you can ensure that you aren’t just duplicating the same result as before. Develop a new strategy that will showcase why you deserve to have the initial ruling thrown out. You don’t want to do the same thing again because you may lose your case a second time. It may be to your benefit to provide additional documentation that will lend credence to why your claim shouldn’t have been denied.

Effective communication and supporting documentation can be crucial when it comes to winning your case. Have everything in order so that you aren’t starting over when it comes to appealing the legal process.

Author Info: Rachelle Wilber is a freelance writer living in the San Diego, California area. She graduated from San Diego State University with her Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and Media Studies. She tries to find an interest in all topics and themes, which prompts her writing. When she isn’t on her porch writing in the sun, you can find her shopping, at the beach, or at the gym. Follow her on Twitter and Facebook: @RachelleWilber.

Bob Kraft

I am a Dallas, Texas lawyer who has had the privilege of helping thousands of clients since 1971 in the areas of Personal Injury law and Social Security Disability.

About This Blog

The title of this blog reflects my attitude toward those government agencies and insurance companies that routinely mistreat injured or disabled people. As a Dallas, Texas lawyer, I've spent more than 45 years trying to help those poor folk, and I have been frustrated daily by the actions of the people on the other side of their claims. (Sorry if I offended you...)

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