Insurance Bad Faith in Pennsylvania

Richard L. McMonigle, Jr., Principal, Post & Schell, P.C.
With Forewords by Hon. Edward N. Cahn (Ret.) and Joseph R. Roda, Esq.
Publisher: ALM

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For over 20 years, Insurance Bad Faith in Pennsylvania has been one of the most trusted, go-to references in Pennsylvania—for busy practicing attorneys, insurer in-house legal departments, claims professionals, judges, and law clerks alike.

This clearly-written, straightforward volume examines every important issue relating to bad faith lawsuits under Pennsylvania’s common law and under §8371—Pennsylvania’s “Bad Faith Statute.”

Now including discussion of over 100 new trial and appellate court decisions, as well as all significant bad faith cases, the 20th Edition will prepare you to handle any dispute in the bad faith arena.

Included in the 20th Edition of Insurance Bad Faith in Pennsylvania:

•  Summaries of all significant bad faith cases, organized by category
•  Discussion of over 100 new trial and appellate court opinions
•  Update on the important punitive damages case, Berg v. Nationwide Ins. Co.
•  In-depth analysis of the hottest topics in the field, including:

*Federal court dismissal of bad faith complaints under Iqbal and Twombly decisions
*The questionable expansion of first- and third-party common law bad faith
*Bad faith claims seeking compensatory and consequential damages
*Post-Koken UM and UIM bad faith claims
*Disputes over delay in payment and settlement negotiations

•  Discussion of strategic considerations in presenting, and defending against, bad faith claims
•  The latest court decisions dealing with discovery battles over claims-handling documents
•  Updated Verdict Index, summarizing bad faith trial verdicts in Pennsylvania

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