Insurance litigation among insureds continues to riseBlog added by Andrew Barile on November 14, 2011
Andrew Barile

Andrew Barile


Joined: August 21, 2010

Insurance disputes among insureds, agents and brokers, insurance carriers, MGAs and wholesalers continues to increase. The following is just a sample of insurance litigation cases:
  • Insured vs. surplus lines carrier: agency duty and standard of reasonable care during procurement process, claims made policy language interpretation, underwriting process.

  • Insured vs. retail insurance broker: duties of a producer to procure and advise as respects insurance coverages.

  • Insured vs. insurance carrier: proper claims handling procedures, duty of good faith, mobile homeowners coverage.

  • Insurance carrier vs. retail insurance agency: agents E&D, improper agency actions.

  • Insured vs. insurance carrier: rental car accident insurance coverages; late reporting by insured; reasonable denial by insurance company, bad faith.

  • Insured vs. admitted insurance carrier: general liability care custody and control exclusions, bad faith, claims handling and evaluation of claims.

  • Insured vs. admitted insurance company: workers compensation coverage interpretation, audits and classification of employers.
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