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Bad Faith Actions: Liability and Damages is an exhaustive examination of bad-faith actions from plaintiff and defendant perspectives. Containing hundreds of citations and cross-references to relevant annotations in ALR, the text explains how bad-faith laws emerged and how industry standards affect approaches to the subject. Presenting the elements of the cause of action in first-party, third-party, and noninsurance cases, Bad Faith Actions: Liability and Damages examines defenses to actions for bad faith and damages for bad faith. It explains the exercise of due care applicable to negligence-based liability and what constitutes improper delegation of the insurer's duties. This publication also: Provides quick access to information on any jurisdiction's position on bad faith issues with relevant citations Explains how unique and complex developments arising from typical cases can be applied to everyday practice Contains appendixes that provide quick reference to claims settlement practices and model regulations Includes practice aids and forms