Find attorneys that pursue bad faith claims against insurance companies in or near Hawaii.
If it can be established that the insurance company acted in bad faith, an attorney may be able to seek additional monetary penalties to compensate the victim.
If the conduct is particularly egregious, the award may even exceed the policy limits of the insurance claim.
Bad faith claims can arise after the insurance company either denies the claim or offer much less than what the claim is worth when that conduct violates an "implied covenant of fair dealing and good faith."
The AAJ is committed to promoting a fair and effective civil justice system while supporting the work of attorneys representing plaintiffs.
The HJA provides assistance to lawyers representing plaintiffs and educates the public about civil justice issues in consumer's rights, personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, and other areas.
Lawyer Referral Service in Hawaii - For more than 35 years, the Hawaii State Bar Association in Honolulu, HI, has sponsored a Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS). The LRIS is the only lawyer referral service in the state. The Lawyer Referral Service in Hawaii can refer you to a local attorney who is experienced in a particular type of legal practice. Attorneys throughout the State of Hawaii participate in this public service including attorneys in Oahu, Kauai, Maui, West-Hawaii, or East-Hawaii.