State: 
Florida
Year: 
2017
Case Number: 
SC17-85
Court: 
Florida Supreme Court
Citation Number: 
2018 Fla. LEXIS 1705
Issue: 
Bad Faith, Fiduciary Obligation to Protect its Insured from a Judgement that Exceeds the Limits of the Insured's Policy

The Florida Supreme Court held there was substantial evidence to support the jury's finding that Geico acted in bad faith in failing to settle a fatal car crash claim against its policyholder and reinstated the jury's $9.2 million verdict against Geico.

 

See: https://www.uphelp.org/blog/guest-blog-supreme-court-fl-rules-favor-policyholder-application-floridas-bad-faith-law