Quimbee logo
DMCA.com Protection Status

Bad-Faith Claim

Bad-Faith Claim

Definition

An intentional tort claim brought by an insured against an insurer, which alleges the insurer acted with gross disregard of the insured’s interests, or that it deliberately or recklessly failed to put the insured’s interests on an equal footing with the insurer’s interests in defending or settling a claim brought against the insured.

Get full access FREE

With a 7-Day free trial membership
Here's why 585,000 law students have relied on our key terms:
  • A complete online legal dictionary of law terms and legal definitions
  • Over 6,600 key terms written in plain English to help you not only understand the law but master it
  • The premier online law dictionary built specifically for law students
  • Easy access in class or on the go, accessible both online and through the Quimbee mobile app
  • Reliable - written by legal professors and practitioners
  • Get instant access to all related rules of law to any specific key term with a Quimbee Study Aid plan

Get full access FREE

With a 7-Day free trial membership