Bad Faith

Bad Faith: Uninsured Motorist Arbitration

Maslo v. Ameriprise Auto & Home Insurance, (Second District, June 27, 2014) — Cal.Rptr.3d —-, 14 Cal. Daily Op. Serv. 7318, 2014 Daily Journal D.A.R. 8471, 2014 WL 2918866 A man who was injured in a car accident and received an uninsured motorist arbitration award for less than his policy limits, filed an action for…

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Bad Faith: Postclaims Underwriting

“Given the likelihood of inadvertent error, accurate risk assessment requires a reasonable check on the information the insurer uses to evaluate the risk. … Blue Shield offers neither evidence nor argument that its failure to take any additional steps was reasonable as a matter of law.”