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SNR Denton US LLP on Does Pennsylvania Law Impose Liability for Bad Faith Without a Duty to Provide Coverage?
Posted on 6 Nov 2012 by William T. Barker and Ronald D. Kent

By William T. Barker & Ronald D. Kent, Partners, SNR Denton In Post v. St. Paul Travelers Insurance Co., 691 F.3d 500 (3d Cir. 2012), the Third Circuit, discussing a prior, nonprecedential Third Circuit case, Gallatin Fuels, Inc. v. Westchester... Read More

State Sponsored Homeowner's Insurance and Bad Faith Breach of Insurance Contract Claims: The Applicability of Sovereign Immunity
Posted on 22 Mar 2011 by Douglas Scott MacGregor

By Douglas Scott MacGregor Eight coastal states in the Southeastern United States are especially vulnerable to property damage from hurricanes. For homeowners in these eight states, the continuing threat of violent storms means homeowner’s insurance... Read More

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: Negligence of Adjuster Not Basis for Bad Faith
Posted on 4 Sep 2014 by Barry Zalma

Insurance adjusters are people knowledgeable in insurance retained by an insurer for the purpose of assisting the insured in proving a loss to the insurer. A person who expresses to the insured the fidelity and good faith of the insurer. The adjuster... Read More

How to Defeat an Arson for Profit Attempt – Suspected Arsonist’s Bad Faith Suit Fails
Posted on 17 Aug 2015 by Barry Zalma

Arson-for-profit is the most dangerous of all methods of attempting insurance fraud. When an insurer has sufficient evidence to suspect an arson for profit attempt and denies the claim it will expect that the insured will sue the insurer for fraud and... Read More