Bad Faith & Insurance Coverage

Bad Faith & Insurance Coverage

Tyson & Mendes is experienced in representing primary insurers, excess insurers, life, health and disability insurers, reinsurers, and claims management organizations in the complete range of matters involving third and first party insurance and bad faith issues.  Our representation has encompassed a broad scope of issues, including those associated with asbestos, products, pollution, construction defects, advertising injury, commercial disputes, and rescission actions.

We provide our insurance clients with a full range of pre-litigation counseling services, including: evaluating the legal and factual bases for requests by policyholders or beneficiaries for insurance coverage or benefits, and responding to such requests; assessing and handling demands for Cumis counsel; providing formal written legal opinions as to the existence and scope of insurance coverage, if any; and advising clients on practical alternatives to litigation.

If litigation is necessary, we have substantial expertise in handling insurance litigation in state and federal courts across the nation.

Bad Faith & Insurance Coverage Articles:

Insurers Suing Insurers for Reimbursement

Author: David Ramirez | April 29, 2022 9:00am
Recently, the Fourth District Court of Appeal addressed equitable causes of action.  Specifically, the court reviewed cases when a paving subcontractor’s insurer brought action against a general contractor’s insurer...

Mobile Homeowners – Special Protection?

Author: Michael Kutzner | April 29, 2022 9:00am
Surety companies in Washington are generally not liable in tort to a third party. However, a specific exception was created for the setting up and siting of mobile homes. Poor or lacking performance with regards to these aspects...

The Show Must Not Go On

Author: Kristina Milone | March 2, 2022 3:59pm
COVID-19 lockdowns have hit New York Broadway productions and distribution companies particularly hard.  Loss of jobs, complete shutdowns, and an inability to conduct business safely has hindered organizations’ business. 

Federal Judge Throws Out Portion of Coverage Lawsuit in Nevada

Author: Christopher Lund | December 3, 2021 9:00am
a recent ruling out of Nevada involving a case in which a plaintiff alleged bad faith, a judge opined a bad faith allegation did not survive Rule 12(b)(6) scrutiny.  Rule 12(b)(6) pertains to a pre-trial motion for “failure to state a claim upon which relief can be granted.”  In Sahinov v. Geico Advantage Ins. Co., the court deemed it “difficult for the court to sufficiently analyze whether one party was acting in bad faith” based on the details provided.
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