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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.

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Aetna Life Insurance Company v. Lavoie


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Pavia v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co.