So, there is no harm in giving full marks to Lahore's CCPO's and DIG Operations' formal request put up to higher authorities that actions taken by anti-riot force/police in good faith
must be given indemnity.
25, 1996) (in finding a substantial need, the court compelled production of the file because the claims file sought was "the only record of how Transport handled the claim and, therefore, the only evidence on whether Transport acted reasonably or in good faith
in failing to settle the claim against Post Express in the [insured's] lawsuit.
In other words, if a Coblentz plaintiff were not required to prove that the settlement it reached with the insured was both reasonable and entered into in good faith
in order to enforce its consent judgment against the insurer, the insured would be incentivized to "lie down" and offer the claimant a judgment for an exorbitant amount bearing no relationship to the damages actually suffered by the insured, because the insured knows the claimant would readily offer in exchange for this bounty a release from liability.
Given Georgia's established bad faith settlement law, decisions holding an insurer may settle one claim when it knows of multiple claims, and the persuasive majority rule most closely aligning with Georgia's coverage principles, a Georgia court would most likely hold that an insurer acts in good faith
towards its additional insured when it settles a claim on behalf of its named insured or less than all insureds.
a claim in good faith
, is required to disclose to its insured as the
The authors suggest that insurers are hamstrung by being prevented from even presenting evidence that such offers were not made in good faith
1993), the court stated that the insurer could not act with impunity in settling a case within the insured's deductible and that settlement must be made in good faith
The [Act] requires insurers to "attempt in good faith
to effectuate claims in which liability has become reasonable clear.
It exposes insurers who do not act in good faith
to the risks of extracontractual liability and damages in excess of policy limits.
While Enbridge makes these forward-looking statements in good faith
, should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary significantly from those expected.
Florida's bad faith statute permits "any person" to bring a bad faith action against an insurer for not attempting in good faith
to settle a claim.