Bad Faith in Liability Insurance - New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 23

Chapter 23 begins by recounting the origins of a liability insurer's duty to protect its insured from exposure to a judgment in excess of limits by settling within limits. The fact that the insurer's duty to indemnify extends only to a limited amount creates a well-known conflict of interest...

SNR Denton on Roehl Transport, Inc. v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Co.: Wisconsin Recognizes New Form of Bad Faith

By William T. Barker, Partner, SNR Denton In Roehl Transport, Inc. v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. , the Wisconsin Supreme Court has recognized a new form of bad faith failure to settle: failing to minimize use of the insured’s deductible. This commentary critically examines that decision...