More on California’s Insurance Fraud Prevention Act
The Court of Appeal found section 1877.5 consists of two sentences. The good faith language is set forth in the first. The second sentence, which was not addressed by the trial court, states:” Nothing in this chapter—that certainly includes the part about acting in good faith—is either ‘intended to, nor does in any way or manner, abrogate or lessen the existing common law or statutory privileges and immunities of an insurer.’”
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