What does it mean for an insurer to act in “bad faith”?
Insurance companies are obligated under the law to uphold contractual terms. An intentional failure to do so can lead to recovery on a legal claim alleging bad faith.
FAQs on bad faith insurance claims
If you have been injured in an accident or because of the negligence of another person or business entity, you have likely realized that any legal action you take is really about insurance. From motor vehicle accidents to medical malpractice, many civil lawsuits boil down to what the insurance companies involved are willing to pay for and what they are contesting. When dealing with insurance, you may have heard the term “bad faith” but aren’t sure what this means. Below are answers to some frequently asked questions regarding insurance bad faith claims.