Are you familiar with Insurance Law
State/Country relating to question: South Carolina
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I am trying to get my insurance company to pay a claim and they refuse to pay
There are many different types of insurances, and many different types of personal injury actions. Maybe you can tell me more about what led them not paying
Were you the one injured or was someone else injured?
Yes I was injured
how were you injured
I fell going up some steps and tried to file a claim, they say diagnosis did not indicate accidental bodily injury
how long ago did this happen, where did it happen, did you file the claim with your own insurance? or the insurance of the location where you fell?
Did this happen at work? at home? in public?
I can be specific if you like
it would greatly assist me in helping you
The law is different depending on the facts of your case
this policy is an accident policy
car, home, business?
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Okay without facts this will be difficult but this may give you some insight into what happened. They may be saying that the diagnosis did not indicate accidental bodily injury for a few reasons. 1) The policy specifically states that your type of injury is not covered. 2) Your medical expert shows something that is not consistent with your story of injury. 3) They are trying to give you the run around and get you to go away without having to pay you.You may want to talk to an attorney in your area. A great resource is Martindale.com. This is a nationwide directory that is useful in finding highly qualified legal specialists in various fields of law. The lawyers in Martindale are not selected because they paid to be included, but rather because they have been rated by other attorneys as qualified experts in their field. Consider consulting with two or three different attorneys prior to selecting the one you feel most comfortable with.Hopefully my answer helped. If so, please rate me with a 3 or better so that I may receive credit for helping you. If not, please feel free to ask any follow up questions that you may have.PI-Expert41103.06903125
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