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Thank you for your follow-up, Carol.
Than you for your question. Please permit me to assist you with your concerns.I am genuinely sorry to hear that you are in this situation. In this situation retaining counsel would be most wise. Insurance companies, for many reasons, do not always know what is in their own policies, and do not always bother to read your claims and demands for an appeal. But when they receive a letter from an attorney on attorney letterhead alleging 'bad faith' and 'breach of contract', their legal department stands up and takes notice. Such letter are all too unfortunately common but they also happen to be quite effective. This is a good investment (I speak from experience as I have written quite a few such letters and so far none have come back rejecting a claim), and one that would very likely reinstate this claim for you.Good luck.
I appreciate your advice. What is the best way to find a reputable attorney?
Carol,Thank you for your follow-up To obtain competent counsel you may want to consider browsing the listings at www.avvo.com and www.martindale.com. There you can search by fees, location, experience, and expertise. It is also a good mean of reviewing past client testimonials and peer driven ratings. These sites are not ones where attorneys pay to be on, so ratings may not always be positive which helps you to make a legitimate decision for your own needs.Good luck.
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