Bad Faith, Rescission & Fraud
Shoecraft Burton has unmatched expertise in assisting insurers in defense of bad faith actions and investigating the grounds for rescission and fraud. Over the years its attorneys have trained insurers on the California Fair Claims Practices Regulations, good faith claims handling, proper investigation of suspect and fraudulent claims, underwriting, overall risk management and litigation avoidance strategies. The firm’s attorneys have earned a reputation for thoughtful yet aggressive representation through their successful representation of primary and excess insurers in hundreds of first party and third party matters including claims for Unfair Business Practices Under Business & Professions Code § 17200. Not only do the attorneys at Shoecraft Burton assist in the investigation of claims, overall resolution and litigation strategy but where appropriate, they have successfully tried cases to verdict achieving several defense verdicts in bad faith actions throughout California.
The firm’s attorneys are offered called on to consult in bad faith and litigation matter across the country to assist in evaluation, resolution and overall trial strategy.