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Insurance Bad Faith in Pennsylvania

By: Richard L. McMonigle, Jr.

Authored by Post & Schell Insurance Law Department Senior Counsel Richard L. McMonigle, Jr.,, for over 20 years Insurance Bad Faith in Pennsylvania, has been the trusted, go-to reference 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.”

What's New in the 20th Edition:

- 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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