Court: Kentucky Supreme Court
Opinion Date: June 17, 2021
Judge: John D. Minton, Jr.
Areas of Law: Insurance Law, Personal Injury
The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals affirming the trial court’s dismissal of this third-party bad-faith case against Arch Specialty Insurance Company and National Union Fire Insurance Company, holding that there was no error.
At issue was whether the two insurance companies acted in bad faith while mediating negligence and wrongful death claims asserted by Plaintiff against the insureds of Arch and National Union after her husband died in a coal mining accident. The Supreme Court affirmed, holding that the trial court did not err in dismissing the third-party bad-faith claims and that there was no other error in the proceedings below.
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