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Duty to Settle Requires a Willing Plaintiff – No “Bad Faith” Failure to Settle

By Barry Zalma, Attorney and Consultant In March I posted an article on the need to put a stake through the heart of the tort of bad faith . The post that follows deals with a case that supports the position I took in that post and makes me wonder why more courts don't recognize the inequity...

Duane Morris: Key Ruling for Insurance Companies in Equitable Subrogation Action in U.S. District Court in Florida

In QBE Insurance Corporation v. Jorda Enterprises (Free Download), Judge Alan Gold of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida granted summary judgment to HVAC subcontractor Jorda Enterprises Inc., who was insured by The Hartford Insurance Company, in an equitable subrogation action...

Ruff Decision For Dog Walker: Florida Appeals Court Tosses Far Fetched Argument For Coverage

Like so many of us, I love dogs. I have two and stop to say hello to every one that I meet walking down the street. So it was with a tinge of sadness to see that someone who did a nice thing for a dog was denied coverage for a freak accident. Even the appeals court seemed unhappy that doing a good deed...