Gideon Properties v. Hanover Insurance Group, MIA #12-00025 (February 28, 2013).
Insurer acted in bad faith by denying claim for damages to improvements to collapsed buildings based on selective reading of the evidence. The MIA found that Hanover Insurance Group acted in bad faith by selectively reading the evidence produced in their investigation. Hanover supported its denial of coverage by cherry-picking favorable facts from expert reports. Gideon Properties (“Gideon”) is a residential building construction business that purchased insurance on its work