Claggett & Sykes Law Firm Obtain Binding Arbitration Award Against American Family Insurance

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The award is Latest Victory for Firm Known for Working Hard on Behalf of Clients and the Community

Claggett & Sykes Law Firm

Claggett & Sykes Law Firm

Our firm takes great pride in keeping the insurance companies honest, and when they refuse to be honest, we will ensure their improper conduct is exposed through litigation.

Claggett & the Sykes Law Firm is proud to announce that it has obtained a binding arbitration award against American Family Insurance.

The award stems from a lawsuit filed on behalf of a Claggett & Sykes client in which it was alleged American Family Insurance breached the contract with the insured. According to attorney Sean Claggett, American Family Insurance failed to honor a $100,000 policy for his client, never offering to pay more than $15,000 in compensation, despite more than $50,000 in medical expenses incurred.

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“When insurance companies engage in unfair practices, as defined by NRS 686A.310, the person who paid the insurance company has the right to hold the insurance company accountable,” Claggett said. “Our firm takes great pride in holding insurance companies accountable when they engage in unfair practices.”

The arbitrator awarded Claggett’s client $213,617 after years of litigation.

The latest victory for Claggett & Sykes is just one of a long line of lawsuits successfully settled by the firm for its clients. The firm is known for diligently handling cases and delving into each one as it prepares to take any claim to trial if that is what is necessary to achieve fair compensation for its clients. The firm prides itself on having superior knowledge and understanding of clients’ injuries and the medical treatment necessary for their best possible recovery.

Claggett & Sykes takes on all kinds of cases involving injury or death resulting from the negligence of others. In addition to cases that involve such things as car accidents (, slip and falls, and other incidents, the firm will also represent families of people who have been injured or killed due to defective products.

The Las Vegas-based firm has earned an excellent reputation in the region by showing unwavering commitment to its clients and the community. In addition to its proven track record in a court of law, the firm is also involved in numerous charitable events, donating proceeds from representing injured people to various organizations and academic institutions.

For more information about personal injury law and representation by Claggett & Sykes, call the firm at 702-655-2346 or log on to

About Claggett & Sykes Law Firm

Claggett & Sykes Law Firm has been representing clients in personal injury and negligence lawsuits since 2004, when the partners founded their firm in Las Vegas. The attorneys have been bestowed the highest possible rating by their peers with a Martindale-Hubbell AV rating. In addition to his work for the firm and on behalf of charities, Sean Claggett is an adjunct professor at the University of Nevada Las Vegas Boyd School of Law.

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Case Citation:
Court: Eighth Judicial District Court of Nevada, Case No: A-10-628089-C.

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