Published: March 6, 2018

​Following a fatal vehicle accident in 2008, a group of plaintiffs brought suit against Venture One, Inc., the owner of a truck involved in the accident.  After several unsuccessful attempts to settle the matter with Venture One's insurer, Defendant National American Insurance Company (NAIC), the case went to trial and plaintiffs won a jury verdict of more than $3.6 million - well in excess of the $1 million insurance coverage Venture One had with NAIC.  The plaintiffs in that case obtained a judicial lien on Venture One's assets, including an assignment of Venture One’s rights ag

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Published: March 6, 2018

​Following a fatal vehicle accident in 2008, a group of plaintiffs brought suit against Venture One, Inc., the owner of a truck involved in the accident.  After several unsuccessful attempts to settle the matter with Venture One's insurer, Defendant National American Insurance Company (NAIC), the case went to trial and plaintiffs won a jury verdict of more than $3.6 million - well in excess of the $1 million insurance coverage Venture One had with NAIC.  The plaintiffs in that case obtained a judicial lien on Venture One's assets, including an assignment of Venture One’s rights ag

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Published: April 1, 2015

Chapman v. Coca-Cola Bottling Co., No. 2013-CA-01883-COA (Miss. Ct. App. Mar. 17, 2015).

Ruling en banc, court affirms grant of summary judgment for insurer, adjuster and employer on bad faith claims brought by former employee and his spouse stemming from denial of benefits related to injury later determined to be work-related and compensable under workers’ compensation law.

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Published: March 1, 2015

Guyaux-Mitchell v. Old United Cas. Co., No. 13-CV-1132-WJM-KMT, 2015 WL 535563 (D. Colo. Feb. 9, 2015).

Insurer’s motion for summary judgment denied where insurer waited for nearly two years to pay medical benefits to claimant who lost her leg in a boating accident.

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Published: March 1, 2015

Henriquez-Disla v. Allstate Prop. and Cas. Ins. Co., No. 13-284 (E.D. Pa. Feb. 10, 2015).

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania grants summary judgment for insurer on bad faith claim where Plaintiffs failed to show by clear and convincing evidence that insurer lacked a reasonable basis in denying coverage for losses resulting from theft and fire.

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Published: November 1, 2014

Cadle v. Geico Gen. Ins. Co., No. 6:13-CV-1591-ORL-31G, 2014 WL 4983746 (M.D. Fla. Oct. 6, 2014).

Middle District of Florida fi nds that insured’s bad faith claim for fi rst-party failure to settle could not properly be resolved at the summary judgment stage, noting that such claims can rarely be resolved as a matter of law.

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