Over the past 15 years, Reno trial lawyer Matthew L. Sharp has represented individuals and businesses injured by the unlawful conduct of others, including negligence, malpractice, and insurance bad faith. Mr. Sharp focuses on representing clients in connection with insurance disputes, including bad faith claims, delay or underpayment of claims, or the failure to defend. In addition, he has considerable experience handling health insurance disputes, as well as disputes regarding auto insurance, disability insurance, and life insurance.
Additionally, as an experienced personal injury attorney, Matthew Sharp helps clients get money damages for auto accidents, trucking accidents, motorcycle accidents, elder abuse, and defective products.
Representing Clients in Connection with Insurance Disputes
Matthew Sharp’s experience and know-how when it comes to insurance disputes is second to none. In fact, he has represented clients in cutting edge insurance litigation regarding managed care and other health insurance issues. For instance, he obtained a favorable settlement on behalf of clients injured at a subpar medical facility from a large Nevada HMO who had negligently referred patients to the facility – one of the first cases of its kind in the country.
He represents clients in insurance disputes involving all types of insurance policies, including:
The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law
AWARDS & ASSOCIATIONS
Appointed by Nevada US Senators to be on our judicial commission
American Association for Justice Leaders Forum
State Bar of Nevada
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
American Association for Justice
Nevada Justice Association- Trial Lawyer of The Year 2011
INSURANCE DISPUTE AND PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY
Reno trial lawyer Matthew L. Sharp focuses on helping individuals and businesses injured by the unlawful conduct of others obtain money damages and get the insurance settlement to which they are entitled.
As an insurance bad faith lawyer, Matthew Sharp represents clients in disputes with their insurance companies over bad faith, delay or underpayment of claim, or failure to defend. He also represents clients in connection with the underlying injury claims that can lead to insurance disputes, such as auto accidents, trucking accidents, motorcycle accidents, and defective product injuries.
REPRESENTING INDIVIDUALS AND BUSINESSES INJURED BY UNLAWFUL CONDUCT
Reno trial lawyer Matthew L. Sharp represents clients in the following types of matters:
Insurance Bad Faith Disputes: Insurance companies owe their customers a duty of good faith and fair dealing, which means that they must treat their customers fairly by, at all times, considering its interests at least equal to insured customer’s interests. The failure to treat a customer with good faith or fair dealing is considered insurance bad faith. Examples of insurance bad faith can include delay or underpayment of claim and failure to defend. If an insurance company acts in bad faith, the customer is entitled to money damages for the harm caused by the bad faith conduct. Insurance bad faith lawyer represents clients injured in the following disputes:
Auto Insurance Disputes, including disputes about liability coverage, medical payment coverage, and uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage
Disability Insurance Claims Denials
Health Insurance Disputes
Life Insurance Claims Disputes
Personal Injury Claims: Personal injury lawyer Matthew Sharp also represents clients in connection with accidents and injuries involving negligence, including traumatic brain injuries, auto accidents, motorcycle accidents, trucking accidents, and elder abuse.
Complex Litigation: Unlike other small law firms, Matthew Sharp often represents clients in connection with complex litigation, including cutting edge litigation in the health care industry. He also handles class action litigation, large-scale pharmaceutical claims, and product liability claims.
Wrongful Death: If negligence or unlawful conduct results in a death, Matthew Sharp represents the victim’s family in a wrongful death lawsuit to obtain money damages.