$22 Mil. Settlement Reached in Allstate Bad-Faith CaseOctober 6, 2014

A bad-faith suit against Allstate Insurance Co. stemming from an auto-accident case that produced a $19.1 million verdict in Philadelphia has been settled for $22 million. According to Legal sibling publication PaLaw, which tracks the largest verdicts and settlements in the state of Pennsylvania, the $22 million settlement in Hennessy v. Allstate Insurance is the …

Rova Farms: Bad Faith Settlement OfferSeptember 29, 2014

 A “Rova Farms” claim stems from Rova Farms Resort v. Investors Insurance Company of America. In that case, the New Jersey Supreme Court held that an insurer’s bad-faith failure to settle a claim within policy limits can render the carrier liable for the entire judgment, including that in excess of the policy limits. In Rova …