December 2016 Bad Faith Cases: Insurer did not Act in Bad Faith by Settling Claims Against Insured, Where Policy Gave Insurer Power to Settle (Pennsylvania Superior Court) (Not Precedential)

The appellate court affirmed a decision that an insurer could not have acted in bad faith when settling claims against the insured, because the insurer had the authority to settle by the clear terms of the insurance policy.

Date of Decision: November 17, 2016

Fandray v. Baum, No. 199 WDA 2016, 200 WDA 2016, 2016 Pa. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 4203 (Pa. Super. Ct. Nov. 17, 2016) (Elliot, Jenkins, Lazarus, JJ.) (not precedential)