Breaking Down Bad Faith

Insurers' Good Faith Duties and Defusing Plaintiff Perceptions

This seminar will discuss important claims handling duties and explain their origin and importance. Despite the difficulties that bad faith claims can present, insurers can still prevail where they act diligently and consistent with their good faith duties under the law. Further, this seminar will break down the practical realities of bad faith litigation.

Upon completion of this seminar the attendee will recognize and understand the source and substantive features of the claims handling process and resulting bad faith claims. By understanding the source and origin of a claims handler’s good faith duties, the attendee will be better positioned to handle difficult claims that require a comprehensive approach and analysis. Moreover, understanding the substantive features of bad faith claims allows claims handlers to identify certain issues that should be focused upon in the claims-handling phase or in the litigation process.