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FC&S Legal “Eye on the Experts” Publishes Thomas Quinn on UM/UIM Matters and NJ’s “Fairly Debatable” Bad Faith Standard

FC&S Legal: The Insurance Coverage Law Information Center

March 24, 2015

Thomas F. Quinn (Partner-New Jersey) discusses companion decisions recently issued by the New Jersey Supreme Court in an article in the March 24 issue of FC&S Legal. The cases impact insurers’ handling of uninsured motorist and underinsured motorist matters and address New Jersey’s “fairly debatable” bad faith standard. The insurer won both cases, fighting off claims that it acted in bad faith in appealing arbitration awards in favor of the plaintiffs from underlying UM arbitrations. The news, however, is not 100 percent positive on these cases, as discussed in the article.

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