In This Issue:
- Eleventh Circuit: Excess Insurer, Like All Florida Bad Faith Claimants, Must Prove Causation to Succeed on Bad Faith Claim Against Primary Insurer
- Northern District of Alabama: No Bad Faith Where Insured Made Misrepresentations in Court Filings and Insurer Reasonably Relied on Advice of Counsel in Denying Coverage
- Western District of Texas: An Expert Must Base a Determination of Bad Faith on the Facts Available to the Insurer When it Acted
- Excerpt from Eleventh Circuit: Excess Insurer, Like All Florida Bad Faith Claimants, Must Prove Causation to Succeed on Bad Faith Claim Against Primary Insurer:
Westchester Fire Insurance Co. v. Mid-Continent Casualty Co., No. 13-12932, 2014 WL 2766764 (11th Cir. Jun. 19, 2014) -
The Eleventh Circuit finds that a primary insurer did not act in bad faith by failing to inform excess insurer of a post-verdict settlement offer when the excess insurer could not prove that it would have accepted the settlement offer.
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