Campbell Conroy & O'Neil, P.C. can advise insurers on how to avoid being "set up" for bad faith claims and is experienced in obtaining dismissals in bad faith claims.
Most states – either by statute or common law – require insurers to promptly and fairly handle claims, and to make reasonable coverage decisions. The states vary widely, though, in the means by which this requirement is enforced, and in the quality and quantity of the evidence necessary to prove bad faith. Often a bad faith claim is simply thrown into a lawsuit for the improper purpose of forcing a settlement, increasing the settlement amount, or opening up the insurer’s files to discovery. Our lawyers are skilled and experienced in obtaining dismissals of this type of bad faith claim. Our lawyers also advise insurers how to avoid being “set up” for bad faith claims.