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Is a wear and tear exclusion bad faith?

A wear and tear exclusion can be defined as a special clause or provision in an insurance policy. This policy states that the normal deterioration of an object insured in Nevada is not covered under this policy. The point is that the policy only covers losses that can’t be foreseen rather than ones that can be expected.

The list of exclusions can be extensive

Some people believe that insistence on a wear and tear exclusion is evidence of insurance bad faith. It is true that the list of exclusions that some insurers provide can be viewed as excessive. If you have issues with the list that they provide, it may be better to seek to buy a policy elsewhere. This may save you a great deal of energy, time, and money in the long run.

Common examples of wear and tear exclusions include the refusal of your insurer to cover such common items as car parts. They may refuse to consider covering brake pads, water pumps, or timing belts. This is due to the fact that they consider such items to wear out too often. They are thus not viable to cover.

Insurers are prone to dispute bad faith claims

There are many other circumstances under an insurance company may be accused of bad faith. These include situations in which you may receive a settlement offer that you consider insultingly low.

Insurers are in business to take in money via premiums, not to give out money to anyone who asks for it. If you present them with a bad faith objection, they are likely to dispute it. The normal way in which an insurer covers themselves against allegations is to provide a list of exemptions before you agree to accept a policy.