N.B. This opinion was rescinded because the parties settled before the opinion was delivered, but the message did not get to the court in time.

 

***Disclosure: MAIF is my client. ***

 

Plaintiff had insurance with MAIF. (Op. 4.) On February 6, 2012, Pla...

Insurer acted in bad faith by not filing claim file with MIA, asserting obviously incorrect legal theories that ignored binding precedent and a highly implausible reading of a third party release that ignored the plain language of the UM statute.

 

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Insurer failed to produce all required documents and therefore defaulted.

 

The MIA found that Hartford acted in bad faith because Hartford failed to submit a copy of its claims log to the MIA. Hartford therefore lost by default.

 

Plaintiff was rear end...

Insurer failed to produce all required documents and lost by default.

 

The MIA found that Liberty Mutual acted in bad faith because it failed to submit a copy of its claims log to the MIA. Liberty Mutual therefore lost by default.

 

Plaintiff purchased...

Insurer acted in bad faith by refusing to pay a UM claim after declining to intervene in the litigation about the claim.

 

The MIA found that Hudson Insurance Company acted without good faith when it refused to pay a UM claim after declining to in...

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