If evidence exists that an adjuster believes will convince a trier of fact that a claimant is presenting a fraudulent claim, the insurer faced with an offer of settlement is on the horns of a dilemma. If the offer is refused, its insured, to whom the insurer owes a duty of utmost good faith, may be damaged by the battle.
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