Reviewing our statistics, the most trafficked post on the blog was about the appeals process for bad faith actions and Thompson v. State. That was also one of the earliest post we’ve written. Rereading it, it’s bad blog writing. It’s unclear, assumes...

I'm not the only person who thinks the cert improvidently granted was a bad way to dispose of People's Insurance Counsel v. State Farm. Here's another blogger (one of many I suspect, although I haven't surveyed the field) with essentially the same op...

The Court of Appeals recently didn't decide whether Maryland should become a "reasonable expectations" state. It instead denied the appeal as certiorari improvidently granted. People's Ins. Counsel Div. v. State Farm Fire & Cas. Ins. Co., 214 Md.App....

The MIA has published its 2014 Report on the bad faith statute.

 

There were some little stuff. Fourteen cases were dismissed for failing to meet the statutory requirements. Dismissals like this disappeared after 2010 (and 2010 only had 1 compared to 1...

The Maryland Insurance Administration (“MIA”) hearing should be a speed bump on Plaintiff’s road to a jury trial in the Circuit Court. (This is certainly a fair summary of Miller and Zois’ take.) Insureds rarely win before the MIA. But Circuit C...

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Appraisal and Its Limits

April 25, 2018

Almost all property insurance policies contain “Appraisal” clauses. These clauses establish procedures for settling claims out of court. Here’s a samp...

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