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An Overview of Bad Faith Insurance Claims in Oklahoma

Posted on July 1, 2020, Bad Faith Insurance

Insurance companies are just like any other business—they want to make money. Unfortunately, they sometimes use their customers to cut costs by denying claims that they should pay. In some circumstances, denials may have some reasonable rationale behind them. In other situations, denied claims may just be an attempt to save the insurance company a […]

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Oklahoma Supreme Court Holds Evidence of Bad Faith Required in “Intentional Interference” Cases

Posted on November 12, 2019, Bad Faith Insurance

On October 22, 2019, the Oklahoma Supreme Court issued its opinion in Loven v. Church Mutual Insurance Company. This case addressed a claim for “intentional interference with a prospective economic business advantage.” The justices held, for the first time, that such claims require a “showing of bad faith.” Lisa Gaye Loven worked as a general […]

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Judge Rejects Bad Faith Claim Against Shelter Mutual Over Texas Auto Accident

Posted on October 22, 2019, Bad Faith Insurance

All insurance companies have a “duty of good faith” under Oklahoma law. An insurer faces tort liability if they fail to investigate, negotiate, defend, or settle a claim in bad faith. At the same time, judges will not assume an insurer acted in bad faith absent compelling evidence to the contrary. On September 27, 2019, […]

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Jury Awards Company $5.3 Million in Bad Faith Insurance Damages to Company

Posted on September 11, 2019, Bad Faith Insurance

Recently, a jury based in Tarrant County, Texas awarded a fracking company more than $5 million in damages in a bad faith insurance claim. In Compass Well Services, LLC v. Great American Insurance Company of New York, the jury determined that the insurance company engaged in unfair settlement practices when handling an equipment damage claim.  […]

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Oklahoma Judge Refuses to Dismiss Bad Faith Lawsuit Against CSAA

Posted on September 10, 2019, Bad Faith Insurance Car Accident Personal Injury

On August 28, 2019, a federal judge in Oklahoma ruled a bad faith lawsuit against CSAA General Insurance Company (CSAA) could proceed to a jury trial. The plaintiff in this case, Daniels v. CSAA General Insurance Company, accused the insurer of failing to properly settle her claim for benefits following a December 2017 auto accident. […]

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I need more Chemo than my doctor initially thought, now my insurance doesn’t want to pay for it

Posted on May 13, 2015, Bad Faith Insurance

I need more Chemo than my doctor initially thought, now my insurance doesn’t want to pay for itDuring the 2012 NFL season there was a lot of controversy that surrounded one of the Monday night games on ESPN. This game was played between the Green Bay Packers and the Seattle Seahawks. During the final play […]

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The Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, law office of Brown & Gould, PLLC, serves the nearby cities of Moore, Norman, Edmond, Nichols Hills, Midwest City, Del City, Yukon, Mustang, El Reno, Shawnee, Tulsa and other areas, including Oklahoma County, Cleveland County, Canadian County, McClain County, Pottawatomie County, Tulsa County, Logan County and throughout the state of Texas in the cities of Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, El Paso and Austin.