Bad Faith Bulletin

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Todd Schenk

Down the Slippery Slope of Bad Faith Discovery

Republished from Tressler’s The Property Line blog. In bad faith lawsuits, policyholders often seek discovery of other claims involving allegations of bad faith. Such discovery is not relevant and should be uniformly denied. The mere fact that some other claim… Continue Reading →

Use It or Lose It! So Says The Iowa Supreme Court: Claim Preclusion Barred “Bad Faith” That Insured Failed to Assert in Breach of Contract Action

In Villarreal v. United Fire & Cas. Co., 2016 WL 97328, (Iowa Jan 8, 2016), the Iowa Supreme Court held that an insured is typically required to bring its bad faith claim in the same lawsuit as the breach of… Continue Reading →

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