A Viable Bad Faith Argument Comes To NJ

Law360, New York (August 7, 2012, 1:45 PM EDT) -- This author has recently described two major decisions in which the court held that a property insurer acted in bad faith. See Insurance Law 360, May 21, 2012, and July 16, 2012.

Bello v. Merrimack Mutual Fire Ins. Co., No. A-4750-10T4 (N.J.App. Div. July 12, 2012) is the third leg of this trilogy. This decision is important in and of itself. Moreover, New Jersey has been one of the most difficult states for a policyholder to convince a court that the insurer had acted in bad...
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