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Pa. Ruling Won't Lower Bar To Prove Insurer Bad Faith

By Jeff Sistrunk (September 28, 2017, 8:43 PM EDT) -- The Pennsylvania high court refused Thursday to rule that evidence of an insurance company's malicious intent is required for a policyholder to prevail on a bad faith claim, but attorneys say insureds will still have to clear a fairly high bar by showing the carrier knowingly or recklessly refused coverage without a reasonable basis....

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