Insurance Practices, Claims and Coverage Issues Library

  • Personal Injury Protection (PIP) article Published in the Maryland Assocition for Justice TRIAL MAGAZINE. READ THIS BEFORE DOING ANYTHING WITH PIP.
    This article will answer all your questions about PIP in Maryland.

  • DC Accident and Injury Attorneys Serving MD, The District, VA
    Lewis and Tompkins is a Washington, D.C. based injury law firm that offers legal help for those who have been injured in accidents due to no fault of their own. We have helped thousands of people in Maryland, Virginia and D.C. who have been hurt in pedestrian accidents or car and motorcycle accidents. We also help those who have been injured due to medical malpractice, faulty or defective products, or those who were hit while bicycling. If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident anywhere in the Washington, D.C. area, contact Lewis and Tompkins for a free legal consultation today.

  • Personal Injury Attorneys in DC: AAJ Issues Report on Insurance Company Tactics
    The American Association of Justice has just released a very illuminating report about the ways in which insurance companies deny or minimize legitimate claims in order to maximize their profits. DC injury attorneys Lewis and Tompkins present the report in it's entirety.

  • DC Car Accident Attorneys Serving the District, MD, VA
    DC car accident lawyers Lewis and Tompkins offer legal assistance to those who have been injured in car accidents due to no fault of their own. If you or a loved one has been injured in a car crash in the DC, Maryland or Northern Virginia area, contact Lewis and Tompkins for a free legal consultation today. We know that insurance companies can be very difficult to deal with, and will be glad to help.

  • Customers are Being Overcharged by Insurance
    A groundbreaking study by Americans for Insurance Reform shows that insurance companies are systematically overcharging for premiums and underperforming on claims. Read the report here.

  • DC Accident Attorneys Serving Maryland, Virginia
    Allstate is paying $25,000 a day in fines to keep a set of documents from going public. What secrets are worth that kind of money?

  • Personal Injury Attorney Serving Virginia, MD, DC
    FEMA has done a much better job taking care of all the evacuees in California. Will insurance companies do the same?

  • DC Personal Injury Attorneys Serving Maryland, Northern Virginia
    Washington State just put a new law on the books that protects it's citizens from bad faith insurance practices.

  • Fall 2007 Firm Newsletter
    Lewis & Tompkins PC DC Maryland and Virginia personal injury lawyer and attorney automobile insurance newsletter.

  • Injury Attorneys Serving DC, Maryland, Virginia: Lewis and Tompkins
    CLUE is a database that all insurance companies use. Unfortunately, they are using it to drop homeowners from their policies.

  • Personal Injury Attorneys Serving MAryland, D.C. and Virginia
    President Bush mentioned Iraq, Iran, the economy, the new Democratic majority and his arguments for a troop surge in his recent State of The Union Address. The one thing he didn't mention was New Orleans.

  • Bad Faith Insurance Attorneys Serving D.C. Maryland and Virginia
    Progressive Insurance is the proud owner of a collection of American Art that is worth hundreds of millions of dollars. You should remember that the next time they nickle and dime you on a claim.

  • Personal Injury Attorneys for D.C., Maryland and Virginia
    When it came to arguing for Tort Reform, Senator Trent Lott was one of the more strident voices in Washington. Will his treatment by State Farm after Hurricane Katrina change his position?

  • The Real Cost of Insurance Advertising:
    GEICO is one of the most profitable insurance companies in the United States, and it got that way through mass advertising, charming commercials, and treating its policyholders very badly. The Law Firm of Lewis and Tompkins takes a look at the Annual Report of GEICO’s parent company and explains what it means to you.

  • Bad Faith Insurance Lawyers for Maryland, Washington, and Virginia
    In order to create bigger profit margins, insurance companies like MetLife and Allstate are using settlement-averaging software called Colossus to literally automate your injury claim. The Law Firm of Lewis and Tompkins believe that this software doesn’t consider crucial factors that could be used to generate a more adequate settlement for accident victims. If you or a loved one has currently received a settlement offer for an accident that is too low to handle your expenses, contact Lewis and Tompkins for a free case assessment.

  • Maryland Legislature Passes Much Needed Litigation Reform for Uninsured Motorist Claims
    The Maryland Legislature overrode the mean-spirited veto of Governor Ehrlich of House Bill 1162 which sets out a standard for proving that a vehicle was uninsured at the time of an accident. In Maryland, certain insurance companies -- notably Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund and Allstate -- engaged in extreme and unfair litigation tactics when defending lawsuits for benefits to be paid to insureds. This bill standardized the proof needed to show that a driver was uninsured, and is a benefit to the public who seeks to collect benefits from their own insuranc companies.

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