When an insured sues an insurer for bad faith, how much of the claims file maintained by the insurer is discoverable? In a 5-4 decision, the Washington Supreme Court recently weakened insurers’ ability to protect confidential...more
Ten years ago, a California Court of Appeal took a relatively narrow view of the attorney-client privilege in conjunction with claims investigation and analysis conducted by a title insurer’s in-house counsel....more
AllianceBernstein L.P. v Atha, 2012 N.Y. App. Div. LEXIS 7693 (N.Y. App. Div. 1st Dep’t Nov. 15, 2012).
On November 15, 2012, the New York Appellate Court for the First Department held in AllianceBernstein L.P. v. Atha...more