Partner Kathy Maus was featured in a Law360 article titled “Fla. High Court Bolsters Policyholders in Bad Faith Cases.” This article discusses actions an insurer must make in order to defend against a bad faith claim. Read a short excerpt from the article below:
Kathy J. Maus, partner-in-charge of Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP’s Tallahassee office and a member of the International Association of Defense Counsel’s insurance and reinsurance committee, said a surge in bad faith claims could ultimately lead carriers to raise premiums.
“The expense of bad faith claims is enormous,” Maus said. “The threat is enormous. The payment of extra-contractual damages because of this threat is enormous, which therefore impacts insurance premiums across the board.”
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