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Search the web for “insurance claim dispute advice” and you will find a seemingly endless number of results, some of which state it is better for those in such a predicament to rely on a public adjuster to handle the dispute as opposed to an attorney. The truth is a denied claim can only be formally disputed in a court of law by an attorney. (Credit: fizkes/Shutterstock.com) Search the web for “insurance claim dispute advice” and you will find a seemingly endless number of results, some of which state it is better for those in such a predicament to rely on a public adjuster to handle the dispute as opposed to an attorney. The truth is a denied claim can only be formally disputed in a court of law by an attorney. (Credit: fizkes/Shutterstock.com)

A number of myths persist regarding insurance claim disputes and the attorneys practicing in the sector ranging from how lawyers are paid to when a policy is canceled.

The following are some of the leading myths regarding insurance litigation as well as a review of the truth behind the issue:

Myth: Attorneys are paid at the outset of the legal process.

Attorneys are not financially compensated at the start of the legal action. Insurance claim dispute lawyers with merit and integrity will not request money when the legal action commences. Rather, these professionals work on a contingency basis, meaning they are only financially compensated if the legal action results in a settlement or favorable court award.

Myth: An insurer cannot deny liability after their client admits fault.

It is not uncommon for an individual involved in an auto accident or another incident to admit fault in the immediate aftermath of this traumatic experience. However, just because the allegedly negligent party admits fault after the incident occurs does not mean the insurer has to accept liability.

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