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11th Circ. Set To Weigh Insurance Bad Faith Standard

Law360, Los Angeles (June 28, 2017, 5:24 PM EDT) -- The Eleventh Circuit will hear arguments Thursday on whether Nationwide's mere negligence in failing to settle claims against a policyholder is sufficient to hold the insurer liable for a judgment exceeding policy limits, in a case that could have a widespread impact on insurance bad faith cases under Georgia law.

What's At Stake

Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. has asked the appellate court to overturn a Georgia federal jury's $8 million award against the insurer for its failure to settle claims against a policyholder over a fatal car...
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