April 2014 Bad Faith Cases: Court Upholds Attorneys Fee Award, Finding That Bad Faith Is Not A Prerequisite (New Jersey Appellate Division)

In DeMarco v. Stoddard, a medical malpractice coverage appeal, the appellate court upheld the trial court’s grant of attorney fees, finding that bad faith was not a prerequisite for such an award.

Date of Decision: January 22, 2014

DeMarco v. Stoddard, No. A-3924-12T1, 434 N.J. Super. 352, 84 A.3d 965(App.Div. Jan. 22, 2014) (ASHRAFI, J.A.D.)