Creative Damages Theories In Bad Faith Cases Take A Hit

Creative Damages Theories In Bad Faith Cases Take A Hit

In a ruling underscoring several significant limitations on the availability of extracontractual remedies in bad faith litigation, a Minnesota district court recently denied 3M Co. equitable relief on its claim that insurers breached their implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing. The case's elemental principle should continue to check the creative search by policyholder counsel for new bad faith remedies, says David Schoenfeld of Grippo & Elden LLC.

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