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Mealey's Insurance - Primary Insurer Acted In Bad Faith By Not Settling Within Policy Limits

SAN FRANCISCO - A California federal judge on Dec. 18 determined that a primary insurer breached its duty of good faith and fair dealing by refusing to settle an underlying action filed against its insured within its policy limits (Houston Casualty Co. v. National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, Pa., et al., No, 18-6147, N.D. Calif., 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 217615).
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