Bad Faith and Extra-Contractual Liability

Bad Faith and Extra-Contractual Liability 2018-08-03T08:24:25+00:00

A duty of good faith and fair dealing is implied in every insurance policy. When policyholders’ claims are denied, however, they often turn to the legal system to determine whether they received fair treatment.

Jones, Skelton & Hochuli attorneys have years of experience helping insurers as well as policyholders resolve liability issues involving medical, property, health, life, title and accidental insurance. We counsel clients in all aspects of insurance coverage, including:

  • First-party liability

  • Third-party liability

  • Wrongful denial of insurance coverage

  • Improper handling of claims

  • Improper handling of litigation

  • Failure to settle

  • The duties of good faith and fair dealing

Our attorneys are known for their outstanding legal skills and unmatched experience in trying and defending bad faith and extra-contractual liability claims. Many are members of national and local trial organizations that require exceptional legal skills as a prerequisite to membership, including the American Board of Trial Advocates, the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, the International Association of Defense Counsel, the Defense Research Institute, the American College of Trial Lawyers and the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys.

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