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Chancellor Bouchard sanctions party for “unusually deplorable behavior”

In a fifty-eight page Opinion issued today, Chancellor Bouchard analyzed and ultimately granted a motion to shift attorneys’ fees due to a party’s bad faith litigation tactics.  Given the demanding standard of establishing “clear evidence” that a party acted in … Continue reading

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Delaware Supreme Court Says Claims Against Insurer for a Bad Faith Failure to Settle 3rd Party Claims Accrue at Time of Excess Judgment

The Delaware Supreme Court recently addressed an issue of first impression: “When does a claim that an insurer acted in bad faith by failing to settle a third-party insurance claim accrue for purposes of the statute of limitations?”  The Superior … Continue reading

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