Insurers’ Bad Faith at Different Steps of the Insurance Claims Process

California law imposes an implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing in insurance contracts under which neither party may act so as to injure the rights of the other to receive benefits under the contract. Insurers whose actions harm the rights of their insureds to receive contracted-for insurance benefits breach this implied covenant of …

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Can an Insurer Escape Bad Faith Liability When it Unreasonably Forces an Insured to Arbitrate an Uninsured Motorist Claim? No Way!

In a very good ruling for policyholders, the California Court of Appeal ruled that an insurance company cannot escape insurance bad faith liability by forcing a claimant to arbitrate his claim without first fairly investigating, evaluating and attempting to resolve the claim.  In Maslo v Ameriprise Auto & Home Insurance, 2014 Cal. App. LEXIS 564, …

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