Insurer's Negligence Was Evidence Of Bad Faith, 11th Circuit Panel Rules

Insurer's Negligence Was Evidence Of Bad Faith, 11th Circuit Panel Rules

ATLANTA - Finding ample evidence that an insurer's actions in failing to timely make a settlement offer in an auto accident liability case were in bad faith and not mere negligence, an 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Aug. 15 affirmed judgment in the insured's favor (Richard Jaimes v. GEICO General Insurance Co., No. 12-14427 & 13-10847, 11th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 16898).

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