June 2016 Bad Faith Cases: Alleged Discovery Violations Cannot Form Basis of Bad Faith Claim (Third Circuit)

In Duda v. Standard Insurance Company, the Third Circuit reiterated the longstanding rule that statutory bad faith claims cannot be based on alleged discovery violations in the bad faith litigation.

Date of Decision: May 10, 2016

Duda v. Std. Ins. Co., 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 8602 (3d Cir. Pa. May 10, 2016) (McKee, Jordan, and Roth)