Ga. High Court Ruling Curbs 'Gotcha' Bad Faith Cases

By Jeff Sistrunk (March 12, 2019, 9:47 PM EDT) -- Georgia's high court ruled Monday that an insurer can't be sued for failing to settle a claim against its policyholder within policy limits unless it received a valid settlement offer, a decision that clarifies the prerequisites for filing bad faith actions in the state and should curtail what some observers call abusive "gotcha" demands by plaintiffs lawyers....

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