Bad Faith Bulletin

Extracontractual Claims Liability

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Despite No Duty To Defend, Insurer’s Lack of Due Diligence Prevents Summary Judgment in its Favor on Breach of Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing

In Travelers Property Casualty Co. of America v. Federal Recovery Services, Inc., 2016 WL 146453 (D. Utah Jan. 12, 2016), the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah denied an insurer’s motion for summary judgment on the insured’s counterclaim… Continue Reading →

Too Little Too Late – Insured’s Belated Offer to Submit to EUO Barred Breach of Contract and Bad Faith Actions

In a recorded phone call, Krikor Karamanoukian reported a claim to United Financial Casualty Company (UFCC) for vehicle property damage, which the insurer later found to be similar to a prior loss. During UFCC’s investigation, the Karamanoukians retained counsel, who… Continue Reading →

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