Date archive: April 2013

Get the Denial Right or Pay the Price

Burlington Insurance Company’s denial of the tender to defend additional insured Tim Ryan Construction was deemed a breach of contract, found to be in bad faith, and in violation of Washington’s Insurance Fair Conduct Act (“IFCA”) entitling Tim Ryan Construction to recover attorney’s fees plus an increase in the total award of damages to be…

Hands Off My Claims File!!! (At Least in Florida)

In a first-party insurance dispute, a Florida trial court entered a discovery order compelling disclosure to the insured of portions of the insurer’s claim file.  The Florida Appellate Court reversed the trial court’s order, finding error in compelling disclosure of the insurer’s claim file because the coverage issue was still in dispute. Discovery Dispute in…

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