Legislative Approaches to Bad Faith Litigation-New Appleman Insurance Bad Faith Litigation-Chapter 10

By William T. Barker, Partner, SNR Denton Chapter 10 reviews the role of statutes in insurance bad faith litigation. Such litigation has been primarily a creature of the common law. But state insurance regulators also developed model statutes prohibiting various unfair claim practices and subjecting...

SNR Denton, US, LLP on Berg v. Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co.: Pennsylvania Court Finds Amount Insurer Paid to Defend Coverage Case Admissible Evidence of Bad Faith

By William T. Barker & Ronald D. Kent, Partners, SNR Denton Berg v. Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. , 2012 PA SUPER 88, 2012 Pa. Super LEXIS 169, held that Nationwide could be held liable for bad faith in administering its auto damage direct repair program, in part based on violations of an...