The duty to initiate settlement negotiations remains controversial. In some jurisdictions, a liability carrier has no duty to negotiate a settlement with a third-party claimant unless and until the claimant makes a settlement…more
This article concerns the extent of insurers' duties to initiate settlement negotiations in the absence of a settlement demand and exposure for bad faith when settlement negotiations are not initiated. It also tracks the origin…more
This article discusses the many potential bases for extracontractual liability (recovery other than under the terms of an insurance contract) based on the conduct of an insurance agent or insurance broker…more
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