attorney client privilege bad faith who funded litigation

by Calista Cartwright 6 min read

On interlocutory review, the Washington Court of Appeals held that the attorney-client privilege applies to a bad faith claim by a first-party insured, that the fraud exception to the attorney-client privilege requires a showing of actual fraud, and that the trial court erred in reviewing Cedell's claims file in camera because Cedell had not made a sufficient prima facie showing of fraud.

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Thursday, November 10, 2011

The Florida Supreme Court issued a revised opinion in Genovese v. Provident Life and Accident Insurance Company (SC06-2508). For whatever reason I had not included the original opinion on this blog so am doing so now. In the opinion, the Florida Supreme Court addressed the following question certified to it by the Fourth District:

Attorney-Client Privilege In Bad Faith Actions

The Florida Supreme Court issued a revised opinion in Genovese v. Provident Life and Accident Insurance Company (SC06-2508). For whatever reason I had not included the original opinion on this blog so am doing so now. In the opinion, the Florida Supreme Court addressed the following question certified to it by the Fourth District: