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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Topics:  Appeals, Attorney-Client Privilege, Bad Faith, Insureds, Insurers, Work Product Privilege

Published In: Business Torts Updates, Civil Procedure Updates, Civil Remedies Updates, General Business Updates, Insurance Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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