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  • Defeat or minimize extracontractual exposure
  • Respond to policy limit and time limit demands
  • Prepare reservations of rights or denials of coverage letters
  • Assist in the withdrawal of a defense while avoiding waiver/estoppel claims
  • Defend bad faith claims arising from an excess underlying verdict
  • Respond to unreasonable bad faith discovery requests and consent judgments
  • Bifurcate bad faith claims for discovery and trial
  • Avoid or limit impact of policyholder’s assignment of rights
  • Avoid or defend against collusive settlements
  • Negotiate settlements in cases with multiple insureds/claimants, multiple insurers, limited insurance, and coverage and bad faith arguments or exposure
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Avoiding Insurance Bad Faith
Cozen O’Connor represents insurance clients in jurisdictions throughout the U.S. against statutory and common law first- and third-party extracontractual claims for actual and consequential damages, penalties, punitive and exemplary damages, attorneys’ fees and costs, and coverage payments. Whether bad faith claims are addenda to a broader coverage matter or are central to the complaint, Cozen O’Connor attorneys know how to efficiently respond to extracontractual causes of action. More
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