Bad Faith Sentinel - June 2014

In This Issue:

- Court of Appeals of the State of Washington: Bad Faith Damages May Exceed the Amount of a Reasonable Covenant

- Southern District of Mississippi: Insurer Providing Coverage Opinion to Insured Constitutes Waiver of Attorney-Client Privilege and Work-Product Protection as to all Communications Between Insurer and Coverage Counsel

- California Court of Appeals: Insurer Liable for Settlement Negotiated by Insured

- Excerpt from Court of Appeals of the State of Washington:

The Court of Appeals of the State of Washington held that a reasonable covenant judgment, consisting of the total liability of the insured to outstanding claimants, represented the minimum amount of damage suffered by an insured when his insurer failed to settle the claims in good faith.

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