Category archive: Kentucky

Kentucky Would Reject Reverse Bad Faith Sixth Circuit Predicts

Summary:  State Auto sued Hargis contending she intentionally set fire to her house. She counterclaimed with common law and statutory bad faith claims. State Auto thereafter amended its Complaint alleging damages for insurance fraud as well as a common law claim for reverse bad faith. The district court granted Summary Judgment allowing the insurance fraud…

Providing a Defense and Filing a DJ Approved

Summary:  In this bad faith action the issue on appeal was whether the insurer lacked “a reasonable basis in law or fact for denying the claim” which is one of the three elements that a plaintiff must allege to maintain a bad faith claim under Kentucky law. Youth Alive was a charity providing mentoring and…

Kentucky Court Finds Insurer Did Not Commit Bad Faith in Delaying UM Benefit Payment Until Medicare Lien Was Determined

Summary: Claimant brought action against automobile insurer alleging insurer acted in bad faith for delaying payment of his claim for uninsured motorist (UM) benefits until determining the exact amount of the Medicare lien. The appellate court held the insurer did not act in bad faith by waiting to determine the amount of the Medicare lien…

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