Insurance 101 – Chapter 11 – Volume 100 – Has the Tort of Bad Faith Run Its Course – 2

 Has the Tort of Bad Faith Run Its

Course – 2

After the creation of the tort of bad faith, if an insurer and insured disagreed on the application of the policy to the factual situation, damages were no longer limited to contract damages as in other commercial relationships. If the court found that the insurerwas wrong, it could be required to pay the contract amount and tort damages.

The following video was adapted from my book, “Insurance Claims A Comprehensive Guide” Published by the National Underwriter Company and is available at the Zalma Insurance Claims Library

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