Insurance Bad Faith

Insurance bad faith is a legal term of art unique to the law of the United States (but with parallels elsewhere, particularly Canada) that describes a tort claim that an insured person may have against an insurance company for its bad acts. Under the law of most jurisdictions in the United States, insurance companies owe a duty of good faith and fair dealing to the persons they insure. This duty is often referred to as the "implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing" which automatically exists by operation of law in every insurance contract.
Posts about Insurance Bad Faith
  • BAD FAITH IN THE CONTEXT OF PROPERTY INSURANCE CLAIMS (WEBINAR)

    … Recently, I participated in a national webinar involving insurance bad faith in the property insurance context. My section of the webinar dealt with the elements and burden of proof in demonstrating bad faith by an insurer in various jurisdictions. If you are dealing with a property insurance claim, or believe there may have been bad faith…

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 35 readers -
  • BAD FAITH IN THE FIRST-PARTY INSURANCE CONTEXT

    … demand) before initiating a bad faith claim may motivate insurers to negotiate and pay for a release that protects them from such bad faith claims. Please contact David Adelstein at dadelstein@gmail.com or (954) 361-4720 if you have questions or would like more information regarding this article. You can follow David Adelstein on Twitter @DavidAdelstein1. …

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 7 readers -
  • Dallas Bad Faith Insurance Lawyer

    … unreasonable. While it’s possible for an insurance company to commit “bad faith” while processing claims under nearly all types of insurance, this occurs most commonly with car accident insurance, life insurance, homeowners’ insurance, and disability policies. If you have been the victim of insurance bad faith, our experienced personal injury lawyers…

    Rasansky Law Firm- 39 readers -