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Mealey's Insurance - Professional Liability Insurer Did Not Act In Bad Faith, Massachusetts Court Says

BOSTON - An insured's refusal to settle cannot be imputed to a professional liability insurer when the policy at issue includes a consent-to-settle provision, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court said Dec. 16 in affirming a trial court's ruling that the insurer did not act in bad faith in failing to settle a lawsuit against its insured (Douglas M. Rawan, et al., v. Continental Casualty Co., No. SJC-12691, Mass. Sup., 2019 Mass. LEXIS 710).
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