Scottsdale's Bad Faith Claim Against Insurer Sent To Trial

Law360, New York (January 17, 2014, 3:38 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge on Thursday found “substantial evidence” of bad faith in Indian Harbor Insurance Co.’s refusal to settle a demolition worker’s personal injury suit against his employer, but said a jury must decide if excess insurer Scottsdale Insurance Co. should recover its $1.5 million settlement contribution.

Scottsdale’s suit claims that Indian Harbor recklessly failed to offer up a $1 million policy limit to settle negligence claims brought by Linzy Dickson, a worker at insured demolition contractor Cole Partners Inc., over an 18-foot fall...
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