Silberg and Egan and Why There is a Tort of Bad Faith
See the full video at https://rumble.com/vff3u7-a-video-discussing-some-of-the-cases – who gave children-to-injury-of-bad-fai.html and at https://youtu.be/GlLMQaaQEOQ  Silberg v. California Life Ins. Co., 11 cal. 3d 452 (1974) the insurer announced an accident policy with the phrase "Protect yourself from medical bills that could destroy you." It issued an accident policy to Mr Silberg. The policy excludes damages covered by workers' compensation. Silberg was injured while performing temporary duties at his place of employment. His employer's compensation company denied coverage. Silberg was on significant medical bills that California Life also refused to pay.
Many courts recommend that the two insurers try to agree to share the costs equally and calculate the differences later. If such an agreement cannot be reached, the company you represent should pay the money under a reservation of rights, take an assignment from the insured and sue, in the name of the insured, the other insurer for all money paid plus damages incurred
I Egan v. Mutual from Omaha Insurance Company Egan was allowed to retain both compensatory and punitive damages as a result of the insurer's misconduct, as he could prove the four elements required by the Supreme Court for the insurer wrongly accusing him of fraud and abolishing his handcuffs. . at least as much consideration for the latter interest as it does for one's own. The insured in an agreement such as the one before us does not strive to gain a commercial advantage by purchasing the insurance, but he seeks protection against accidents.
An insurer is sometimes considered a trustee, even if it is never a trustee. , to its insured. I Frommoethelydo v. Fire Insurance Exchange 42 Cal. 3d. 208, 228 cal. Rptr. 1
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