Prosecuting and Defending Bad Faith Actions

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Course Description

This program was recorded on February 20th, 2018

Insurers owe special duties to their insureds and a covenant of good faith and fair dealing is implied in every insurance contract. A breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing by the insurer is commonly referred to as “bad faith.” This course will teach Plaintiff’s counsel to identify bad faith and prosecute a bad faith action. It will also help insurers to employ best practices to avoid breaching their duties to insureds and provide strategies for counsel to defend insurers in bad faith actions.

  • Annette C. Clark
    Annette's practice encompasses many areas including insurance coverage, general liability, premises liability, personal injury, employment, business, bad faith, class action litigation and declaratory relief actions. Annette has tried cases to jury verdict, including a 27-day jury trial in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California. She also has experience with bench trials and arbitrations.

    Annette's class action experience includes representation of both Plaintiffs and Defendants in the areas of consumer law, healthcare law, and employment law including wage/hour disputes, misclassification, and FLSA actions.

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      • 2 General Credits
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    1. First Party Bad Faith
    2. Third Party Bad Faith
    3. Duty to Defend
    4. Duty to Investigate
    5. What is Reasonable?
    6. State Insurance Fair Practices
    7. Know Thy Contract
    8. Settlement
      1. Insurer’s Duty
      2. Demand Within Policy Limits
      3. Excess Judgment

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