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Insurance Claim Denied

Filling out an insurance claim once you’ve suffered through a fire or disaster is just part of the process of recovering your money. If you fill out a claim and submit it on your own, don’t be surprised if it comes back with “Insurance Claim Denied” stamped across the front. It would be a shock if the insurance company approved any claims, actually. Remember, insurance companies don’t want to pay out on a claim if they can argue for invoking an exclusion, and they will look for every opportunity to do so with yours. Your claim affects their profits. When you do suffer a disaster, the damage inflicted can range beyond the purely physical. A lawyer with my experience can help negotiate a denied insurance claim with your insurance company to help bring some stability back into your life.


Several years ago, I had a devastating fire that, fortunately, didn’t leave anyone physically hurt. However, I remember how it felt emotionally after that fire, with the pressure to get my family back into our home and the pressure from the insurance company to have us agree to remedies that weren’t satisfactory. There were even public insurance claim adjusters showing up at our home to scare us into hiring them. Going through that entire process inspired me to spend hundreds of hours researching insurance claims, Illinois insurance law, and learning the process of turning a denied insurance claim into a paid claim.


Although many people enjoy the feel of control they get from negotiating their own insurance claims, taking on that responsibility rarely ends with a good result. Instead of taking on the risk of having your insurance claim denied and not getting the settlement you deserve, hire a professional to help you begin on the path to recovery. By doing so, you will be able to let go and trust someone who has seen it all and has the knowledge and expertise to represent your interests with professional detachment. By relinquishing some control over the insurance claim process, you’ll begin to get more control over your suddenly chaotic life.


Lawyers who specialize in denied insurance claims can help you recover what is owed under your contract so that you don’t have to spend your time researching the field yourself. You can go about your life while someone else does the dirty work, allowing you to maintain your sense of emotional balance and perspective. By building a relationship with me and allowing me to take over your insurance claim, you can rest assured that you’re in good hands.


Once something as horrible as a fire happens, you’d obviously want to get started putting your life back together as soon as possible. Unfortunately, this feeling might cause you to react quickly and place your insurance claim hastily, and without any expert advice. Even the tiniest of mistakes could cause your insurance claim to be denied. The sooner you enlist an expert to help you with your claim, the sooner you’ll be able to move on with your life. I have the experience and knowledge to provide you with the services you need to get the compensation you deserve.



I can be reached any of the following ways*: 

  • fill out a consultation request,

  • email me at steven@ecoesq.com, or

  • call me at 847-436-9566 (afternoons are preferred)

*Disclaimer: We are not creating an attorney/client relationship by you submitting any initial information. This relationship will only arise through an engagement letter signed by both of us.

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