Steven Plitt, Expert Witness

Insurance Bad Faith Claim Handling Expert Serving Clients Nationwide

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Steven Plitt, Expert Witness

Steven Plitt, Expert Witness

Insurance Bad Faith Claim Handling Expert Serving Clients Nationwide

Phoenix Insurance Law Blog

STEPPING DOWN INTO FELONY FLIGHT

Recently, the South Carolina Supreme Court held that a “step-down” clause within an automobile liability policy was void.  In Nationwide Mutual Fire Insurance Co. v. Walls, _____ S.E.2d _____, 2021 WL 908511 (S.C. 2021) the insured was in the process of committing a...

TO ESTABLISH BAD FAITH FAILURE TO SETTLE, IN CALIFORNIA, PLAINTIFF MUST PROVE BOTH THAT A REASONABLE SETTLEMENT DEMAND WAS MADE, IN ADDITION TO UNREASONABLE CONDUCT ON THE PART OF THE INSURER

In Pinto v. Farmers Insurance Exchange, 61 Cal. App. 5th 676, 276 Cal. Rptr. 3d 13 (2d Dist. 2021), the California Court of Appeals, Second District, held that the proof required to establish insurer bad faith for failure to settle required the plaintiff to prove both...

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