This case involved the denial of insurance coverage in a car accident case.

Our client was working on the side of a state highway at a plant nursery, when a car lost control, ran off the road and struck her, causing significant injuries to her legs. The driver’s auto insurance company refused to provide him coverage, claiming that his policy had been terminated for non-payment prior to the accident. Because the driver had no insurer and attorney defending him, a large judgment was rendered against him.

However, the insurer had not followed its own internal policy or state law in attempting to terminate the policy, causing the policy to remain in force. The driver should have been provided coverage and a defense by his insurer, and failure to do so was a bad faith handling of the claim by the insurer. The driver assigned his bad faith claim to our client and we filed suit on her behalf.

After lengthy litigation, a significant settlement in the mid six-figures was reached by the attorneys at Tittle & Perlmuter.

  • I was in a car accident. The insurance company only offered $2,500 to settle my car case. Attorney Allen Tittle took the matter to trial, and after four days, obtained a jury verdict of $75,000 which is 30 times more than what I was offered. He fights for his clients and obtains justice. I would highly recommend him.
  • Allen was professional, conscientious and well organized. Allen's research of my case produced results in which he was able to obtain a copy of a video from the grocery store and subpoenaed a witness that substantiated my claim and proved that I was in fact struck by the vehicle and injured, which he presented in the deposition. This resulted in a successful settlement in my favor
  • What I liked best about Tittle & Perlmuter was the prompt return of phone calls, always knowing when paperwork had been sent, and knowing I could call anytime and get my questions answered.