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Bad-faith action

Greenidge v. Allstate Ins. Co.

The court upholds summary judgment in favor of an insurance company over policyholders' claims against it for rejecting a settlement offer in an underlying suit concerning lead poisoning to a young child. The policyholders argued that...

Dilmar Oil Co. v. Federated Mut. Ins. Co.

The court rejects a petroleum company's breach of contract and liability claims against its insurer. The insurance policy required the company to secure money from a state-administered fund to finance the cleanup of contamination from...

Bituminous Casualty Corp. v. Vacuum Tanks, Inc.

The court holds that an insurer does not have the duty to defend a policyholder against a Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) claim where evidence of the policies' existence is available, but...