Date archive: January 2014

Cumis Counsel’s Sanctionable Conduct Precluded Bad Faith Award/Supported Insurer’s Reimbursement Claim

Veterinarians sued insurers for an allegedly improper defense under a professional liability insurance policy.  The insurers filed a counterclaim seeking reimbursement.  After the matter was sent to arbitration, the arbitration award did not include a finding that the insured’s Cumis counsel charged fees which were “reasonable and necessary.”  In view of the failure to find…


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