First-Party Bad Faith in Twenty-first Century Georgia

   First-Party Bad Faith in Twenty-first Century Georgia Jon B. McPhail Jon McPhail & Associates, LLC P.O. Box 783 Alpharetta, GA 30009 770-442-9566 (V) 770-442-1834 (F) jonmcphail@mindspring.com First-Party Bad Faith in Twenty-first Century Georgia Jon B. McPhail[1] OVERVIEW Georgia has historically presented insurers and insureds a “neutral playing field,” following closely the positions advocated by …

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Assignment of Benefit Litigation in Florida

Over the past five years, first-party property insurers in Florida have been experiencing a wave of claims and lawsuits by contractors who obtain insurance rights from insureds through document called an assignment of benefits (“AOB”). This article is intended to introduce the reader to this topic and explain some of the challenges facing insurers in …

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