On Trial

Bad Faith - 3x Policy Settlement

November 10, 2020 Matt Heimlich and John Risvold Season 1 Episode 9
On Trial
Bad Faith - 3x Policy Settlement
Show Notes

On this episode, John walks us through what he did to achieve a settlement of more than 3 times the insurance policy limits on the eve of trial.   He goes through how to set up insurance companies for bad faith, use that leverage to open up the policy and get full value on cases with big injuries and small insurance limits.  Take notes and follow John's steps to unlock the potential in your cases when insurance companies aren't treating your clients fairly!

Host Matthew Heimlich is an attorney at Walsh, Knippen & Cetina, Chartered, with offices in Wheaton and Chicago, Illinois.  Matt’s law practice is focused on the representation of injured victims and their families in nursing home negligence, motor vehicle collision, medical malpractice and other personal injury cases. He is a member of the DuPage County Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice.  A link to his firm’s website and biography and be found here.   

Host John Risvold is a personal injury trial lawyer at The Collins Law Firm P.C., with offices in Naperville, Illinois.  He has dedicated his career to fighting those responsible for injuring his clients. He focuses his practice on medical negligence, nursing home neglect, and catastrophic personal injury. John is active in several professional organizations that work to ensure his clients’ access to the courts remains intact, including the American Associate for Justice, the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, and the Chicago Bar Association.  A link to his firm’s website and biography and be found here.  

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