Bad Faith Bulletin

Extracontractual Claims Liability

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Insurer’s Motion to Sever Bad Faith Claims Rejected in Pennsylvania

The United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania recently denied an insurer’s motion to sever and stay plaintiff’s bad faith claim from its breach of contract claim, finding that the convenience of the parties and judicial economy… Continue Reading →

Claims Handling Does Not Have to Be Perfect to Avoid Bad Faith Claim

In Bamford, Inc. v. Regent Ins. Co., the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held the insurer acted in bad faith in its handling of the settlement negotiations and trial of one of its insureds. The underlying plaintiff was injured… Continue Reading →

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