Insurance 101 – Chapter 5 – Volume 43 – Discovery of Evidence of Claims Bad Faith

Discovery of Evidence of Claims Bad Faith

Obtaining evidence to prove that an insurer acted in bad faith is often difficult since the proof requires more than an individual wrongful act. The party with the information, the insurer, seldom wishes to disclose that information, and the courts will seldom compel it to do so because of the right of other insureds to privacy. An insurer may resist production of other claims on the ground that the related burden and expense of producing those files is burdensome and oppressive.

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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