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* SPECIAL UPDATE * Combating Third Party Bad Faith Actions With Affirmative Defense of “Bad Faith Set Up”

February 3, 2014 CASE LAW UPDATE Dear Ladies and Gentlemen: This correspondence is to advise you of a recent Pennsylvania Federal Court’s ruling allowing an insurer to plead “bad faith setup” as an affirmative defense in a bad faith cause of action.  Shannon v. New York Central Mutual Insurance Company, No. 3:13-CV-01432 (M.D. P.a. May […]

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Dog Bites: 2 Bites = How Many Occurrences * Knowledge Of Unlicensed Driver Admissible * Expert Cannot Create Issue Of Fact To Defeat MSJ If Testimony Speculative * The Doctrine Of Invited Error

January 8, 2014 CASE LAW UPDATE Dear Ladies and Gentlemen: This month we would like to share with you some recent opinions from the District Courts of Appeal of Florida.  We are highlighting specific cases that may be of interest to you. In Maddox v. Florida Farm Bureau, the Fifth District Court of Appeals reversed […]

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Summary Judgment in Favor of an Insurance Carrier Finding That There Was No Record Evidence of Bad Faith * Summary Judgment Precluded Where Disputed Issues Remained as to Whether Retention of Counsel was Impediment to Communication of Settlement Offer * Summary Judgment in Favor of Insurer Due to Insured’s Failure to Rebut Presumption of Prejudice Against Insurer * Third-Party Complaint Dismissed for Failure to Comply with Fla. Stat. 627.4136 * Examinations Under Oath are Invalid and Contrary to Florida’s No-Fault Statute * Prejudicial and Inflammatory Statements Denied Right to Fair Trial

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