This Webinar will focus on the concepts of good faith and “bad faith” claims handling. We will discuss what a bad faith cause of action is, as well as the types of extracontractual damages that could be recovered in a bad faith case. We will discuss the basic bad faith statutes and requirements. We will also cover institutional bad faith and claims for punitive damages.
Finally, we will discuss the basic rules of “good faith” claims handling including and specifically focusing on fire and potentially fraudulent.
WHAT FIRE MODELING CAN DO FOR YOU!
This webinar will highlight the importance of fire modeling to address fire claims. Fire modeling is an unequal tool to assist with fire claims that have potential litigation. It relies on the state-of-the-art sciences of fire chemistry, physics, and complements origin and cause of the fire investigation.
The Supreme Court decision in Daubert v Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals forever changed the process for presenting expert testimony in federal court cases. Daubert or a variation has since been implemented... Read More
An arson investigation requires communication with law enforcement both to obtain information necessary for the investigation and to comply with various mandatory reporting requirements. However, if the communication is not done and documented properly it could compromise law enforcement's investigation and could subject the insurance company to potential extra-contractual exposure.