Geico Let Road Rage Deal Crumble In Bad Faith, Jury Says

Law360, Miami (December 1, 2016, 7:53 PM EST) -- Geico acted in bad faith by not completing a settlement with the family of a woman killed amid a road rage incident involving a policyholder who was ordered to pay the family $4 million in an underlying case, a Florida federal jury determined Thursday in Tampa.

Thursday's verdict flips the outcome of a June 2014 judgment from U.S. District Judge Susan C. Bucklew that had faulted the actions of counsel for the victim's family for the settlement's not being consummated.

That decision was thrown out in...
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