Insurer's Attempts To Contact Defeat Bad Faith Claim, Panel Majority Holds

Insurer's Attempts To Contact Defeat Bad Faith Claim, Panel Majority Holds

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Citing an insurer's repeated attempts to contact the family of an injured party, a Florida appeals panel majority on June 13 found no evidence that an insurer failed to attempt settlement in bad faith, affirming a lower court's judgment in the insurer's favor (Olive Goheagan v. American Vehicle Insurance Co., No. 4D10-3781, Fla. App., 4th Dist.; 2012 Fla. App. LEXIS 9573).

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