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Insurer’s Liability for Breach of Contract Is Not a Condition Precedent to Insured’s Bad Faith Claim

Posted in Breach of Contract, Commercial General Liability (CGL)

A Florida appeals court recently held in Cammarata v. State Farm Florida Insurance Co. that an insured is not required to show that its insurer breached the insurance policy before it can bring a claim for bad faith.  Although the insured must show that the insurer is liable for coverage, this prerequisite can be established… Continue Reading