11th Circ. Says Settlement Can Be Basis For Bad-Faith Claim

By Ganesh Setty (April 5, 2022, 8:11 PM EDT) -- A consent judgment memorializing a private settlement agreement qualifies as an "excess judgment" that a policyholder can cite under Florida law to bring a bad-faith claim against their insurer, the Eleventh Circuit ruled Tuesday, overturning its unpublished ruling that held the opposite....

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