May 16, 2018
Goldberg Segalla Partner Tom Segalla, a nationally recognized authority on bad faith, reinsurance, and insurance coverage — and co-author of the renowned insurance law treatise Couch on Insurance — again sits down with us to discuss a persistent issue faced by insurers when litigating bad faith cases, how to create a favorable impression of insurance companies among judges and juries. Tom outlines approaches insurers and their attorneys should recognize in evaluating a particular jurisdiction’s climate regarding insurance bad faith. Tom then describes several themes insurers should emphasize in bad faith actions. In closing, Tom flags particular claims handling practices by insurers that can pose difficulties when litigating claims of bad faith conduct.