LONGVIEW, Texas – Attorney Bruce A. Smith of Ward & Smith is providing recommendations for policyholders whose health insurance claims have been delayed or denied in an informative article published by the popular website ExpertBeacon (www.expertbeacon.com).
In the article, “How to mitigate and avoid a health insurance claim denial,” Mr. Smith tells ExpertBeacon readers that it isn’t necessarily the end of the road when an insurance company decides to contest or deny a health insurance claim. The article details what policyholders should and shouldn’t do for the best chances of getting their claims paid in a timely manner. From keeping a copy of your policy handy, to taking the right steps before being admitted to the hospital, to consulting with your lawyer when asked to sign a waiver, Mr. Smith describes real-life scenarios faced by health insurance customers every day.
Mr. Smith is an insurance law veteran who represents individuals and businesses in cases where insurance companies have delayed or denied claims involving health, life, home and car insurance. He focuses on cases where claims have been rejected in bad faith, and he holds insurance companies accountable so his clients can get back to work and lead their normal lives.
Longview, Texas-based Ward & Smith has tried more than 350 cases to verdict, earning a national reputation in high-stakes claims involving complex commercial litigation, intellectual property law, oil and gas matters, and serious personal injury claims. Ward & Smith frequently assists lawyers nationwide in complex cases before Texas juries.