NY Further Expands Scope Of Discovery In Bad Faith Cases

Law360, New York (June 11, 2013, 12:36 PM EDT) -- On April 15, 2013, the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York, granted the insured’s request for the production of certain claims-file material and previously sealed discovery in Estée Lauder Inc. v. OneBeacon Insurance Group LLC et al., index number 602379/2005, leaving insurers with yet another troubling instance of a broadened scope of discovery in bad faith cases.

Background

This most recent decision and court order arises out of a discovery dispute in a longstanding breach of contract and declaratory judgment...
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