Top San Luis Obispo Health Insurance Lawyers Near You

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Boonswang Law

Health Insurance Lawyer | Serving San Luis Obispo, CA

Free Consultation

855-865-4335

The Life Insurance Lawyers. "Its's All We Do."

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Kantor & Kantor, LLP

Health Insurance Lawyer | Serving San Luis Obispo, CA

866-384-1126

Representing Clients throughout California

Kantor & Kantor, LLP is one of the most experienced and highly respected law firms in the Nation dealing with litigating insurance claims against insurance companies. Our firm also has extensive experience with the complex appeals procedure and Federal Court litigation of ERISA matters. If you, or anyone you know has questions about claims against their insurance …

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Have You Been Denied Health Insurance Coverage?

Has your health insurance claim been denied? If so, a health insurance attorney may be able to help you. Health insurance law has greatly changed within the last few years, especially with the implementation of the affordable care act and the penalties that may be associated with it. A San Luis Obispo health insurance lawyer can help you navigate the new law and how to handle any situation that comes up.

Denial of Health Insurance Coverage

With the passing of the affordable care act, most individuals living in the United States must purchase health insurance. It's important when signing up for new health coverage that you review your policies. If you're still denied coverage based on previous conditions, you should seek help from a health insurance attorney.

How an Attorney Can Help

An attorney can often resolve your particular legal issue faster and better than trying to do it alone. A lawyer can help you navigate the legal system, while avoiding costly mistakes or procedural errors. You should seek out an attorney whose practice focuses on the area of law most relevant to your issue.

The Importance of a Good Consultation

The goal of an initial consultation is to find an attorney you are comfortable working with and someone who can help you understand your options under the law. Seek to understand the relevant legal experience the attorney brings to your case. While it is not realistic to expect an attorney to resolve your legal issue during an initial consultation, you should gain a level of comfort with his/her ability to do so. A good consultation can clarify issues, raise pertinent questions and considerations for your case, and help you make an informed decision towards resolving your legal issue.

How will an attorney charge me?

A reputable attorney will be very upfront about how he/she will charge you. The three most common fee structures that attorneys use to charge for their services are:

  • Bill by the hour
  • Contingent fee agreement
  • Flat fee agreement

Depending on your specific legal situation, it's possible that only one type of fee structure is available. For instance, criminal defense attorneys almost always bill by the hour. In a flat fee arrangement, an attorney accepts a one-time payment to help you resolve your issue. With a contingent fee agreement, the client pays little to nothing upfront and the attorney receives a percentage of the money recovered if you win your case.

Common legal terms explained

Pro se - This Latin term refers to representing yourself in court instead of hiring professional legal counsel. Pro se representation can occur in either criminal or civil cases.

Statute - Refers to a law created by a legislative body. For example, the laws enacted by Congress are statutes.

Subject matter jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority to hear the claim based on the specific type of issue brought to the court. For example, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court only has subject matter jurisdiction over bankruptcy filings, therefore it does not have the authority to render binding judgment over other types of cases, such as divorce.

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