In the End, Pa. Supreme Court Only Clarifies Bad Faith Law

Zealous Woman Laura Bartow co-wrote an article titled "In the End, Pa. Supreme Court Only Clarifies Bad Faith Law” that was published in Insurance Law360.

In its recent decision in Rancosky v. Washington National Insurance Company, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court examined, for the first time, Pennsylvania’s standard for insurance bad faith. The court held that, while an insurer’s “self-interest” or “ill will” is a factor to be considered in applying the bad faith standard originally set forth in Terletsky v. Prudential Property & Casualty Insurance Co., it is not a third prong or a required finding for a bad faith award to be sustained.

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