Excess Insurer v. Primary Insurer: Court of Appeals Recognizes Right of Excess Insurer to Recover from Primary Insurer for Bad Faith Failure to Settle Within Policy Limits

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In an appeal settled last month, Scottsdale raised several issues, including that the trial court erred in entering summary judgment because Missouri law should permit an excess insurer to pursue a primary insurer for bad faith failure to settle within its policy limits, citing an equitable subrogation theory.

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