FAQs regarding the Tacoma, Washington Amtrak Train Derailment Accident For passengers, their families, and those who were injured in the Seattle/Tacoma Amtrak Derailment, we have received numerous questions. For your reference, please see our answers below. We will update and add to these FAQs as we get more inquiries. 1. Amtrak has contacted me, should I… Read More
Insurance Coverage Disputes
Most people believe that they are in good hands, as long as they have insurance.
But when an accident occurs, people are often surprised that their own insurance companies will sometimes look for reasons not to pay their claims. The unfortunate fact is that insurance companies will often argue about whether a claim is covered under the language of the policy and the legal rules that apply. Stritmatter Kessler attorneys have litigated numerous cases against insurance companies that have denied coverage for claims, to force them to take responsibility for their obligations under the applicable insurance policy.
A widely adored retired Montessori teacher was involved in what seemed like a “minor” fender bender. After over 24 months of intermittent treatment, MRIs revealed why her pain and disability was worsening. Needing payment for ongoing medical care, she finally opted to pursue the defendant driver, who had crashed into her car. In the end, SKW attorneys obtained a… Read More
(1998) $1,150,000 (policy limits) settlement for significant lower leg circulation problem from auto collision.