Insurance 101 – Chapter 5 – Volume 46 – Discovery of Evidence of Claims Bad Faith – 4

Discovery of Evidence of Claims Bad Faith – 4

There is no bad faith if the plaintiff’s claim denial was just the result of “inept and negligent handling of a claim. The basic test for establishing the tort of bad faith is that a “consistent and unremedied pattern of egregious insurer practices” is normally required for an award of punitive 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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