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SNR Denton on Genovese v. Provident Life & Accident Insurance Co.: Florida Upholds Insurer’s Attorney-Client Privilege in Bad Faith Cases
Posted on 20 Apr 2011 by William T. Barker and Ronald D. Kent

By William T. Barker & Ronald D. Kent, Partners, SNR Denton Florida law on attorney-client privilege in bad faith cases has been in doubt, after the Florida Supreme Court made a false start and a change of direction. Other courts have disagreed... Read More

SNR Denton on Genovese v. Provident Life & Accident Insurance Co.: Florida Upholds Insurer’s Attorney-Client Privilege in Bad Faith Cases
Posted on 20 Apr 2011 by William T. Barker and Ronald D. Kent

By William T. Barker & Ronald D. Kent, Partners, SNR Denton Florida law on attorney-client privilege in bad faith cases has been in doubt, after the Florida Supreme Court made a false start and a change of direction. Other courts have disagreed... Read More

SNR Denton on First-Party Bad Faith in Maryland
Posted on 22 Apr 2010 by William Barker and Kirk Ruthenberg and Kenneth Pfaehler

By William T. Barker, Kirk R. Ruthenberg and Kenneth J. Pfaehler Maryland common law never recognized a cause of action for first-party insurance bad faith. Johnson v. Federal Kemper Ins. Co., 74 Md. App. 243 (1988). But Maryland created private statutory... Read More

Chinese Drywall Cases And Their Impact On Carriers In Settling Multiple Claims In Good Faith In Certain State Courts
Posted on 14 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By R. Steven Rawls and Ryan K. Hilton Mealey's Litigation Report: Insurance Bad Faith I. Introduction Many insurers that issued liability policies to homebuilders in the southeast United States are receiving an influx of Chinese-drywall claims... Read More