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Insurance Bad Faith By State

by Diminished Value Car Appraiser on October 10, 2016

FIFTY STATE SURVEY OF BAD FAITH INSURANCE LAWInsurance-Bad-Faith-Claim

State First Party Insurance Liability Insurance Can a Third-Party Bring a direct Action Punitive Damages
Tort Contract Statute/UCPA Tort Contract Assign Statute Tort Statute Yes / No / Cap
AL Yes No Ala. Code 1975 §27-12-24 Yes No No Ala. Code 1975 §27-12-24 Yes No Cap
AK Yes No Alaska Stat. §21.36.125 Yes Yes Yes Alaska Stat. §21.36.125 No No Cap
AZ Yes No Ariz. Rev. Stat. Ann. §20-461 Yes No Yes Ariz. Rev. Stat. Ann. §20-461 No No Yes
AR Yes No Ark. Stat. Ann. §23-66-206(9) Yes No Yes Ark. Stat. Ann. §23-66-206(9) No No Yes
CA Yes Yes Cal. Ins. Code §790.03(h) Yes Yes Yes Cal. Ins. Code §790.03(h) No No Yes
CO Yes No Colo. Rev. Stat. §10-3-1104(h) Yes No Yes Colo. Rev. Stat. §10-3-1104(h) No No Cap
CT Yes Yes Conn. Gen. Stat. §38a-816 Yes Yes Yes Conn. Gen. Stat. §38a-816 No No Yes
DE Yes Yes 18 Del. Code §2304(16) Yes No Yes 18 Del. Code §2304(16) No No Yes
FL No No Fla. Stat. Ann. §624.155 Yes No Yes Fla. Stat. Ann. §624.155 Yes Fla. Stat. Ann. §624.155 Cap
GA No No Ga. Code. Ann. §33-6-34 Yes No No Ga. Code. Ann. §33-6-34 No No Cap
HI Yes Yes Haw. Rev. Stat. Ann. §431:13-103(a)(10) Yes No Yes Haw. Rev. Stat. Ann. §431:13-103(a)(10) Yes No Yes
IA Yes Yes Ia. Code §507B.4(9) Yes No Yes Ia. Code §507B.4(9) No Ia. Code §516.1 Yes
ID Yes Yes Id. Code §41-1329 Yes No Yes Id. Code §41-1329 No No Yes
IL No Yes 215 ILCS 5/155 No Yes Yes 215 ILCS 5/155 No No Cap
IN Yes Yes Ind. Code §27-4-1-4.5 Yes Yes Yes Ind. Code §27-4-1-4.5 No No Yes
KS No Yes

Kan. Stat. Ann. §40-2404(a)

No Yes Yes Kan. Stat. Ann. §40-2404(a) No No Cap
KY Yes Yes Ky. Rev. Stat §304-12-230 Yes Yes Yes Ky. Rev. Stat §304-12-230 No Ky.Rev.Stat§304-12-230 Yes
LA Yes No La. Rev. Stat. §22:1220 Yes No Yes La. Rev. Stat. §22:1220 Yes La. Rev. Stat.§22:1220 Cap
ME No Yes 24 A.M.R.S.A §2436-A Yes Yes Yes 24 A.M.R.S.A §2436-A No No Yes
MD No Yes Md. Ann. Code Art. 41A,§215(1982) No Yes Yes Md. Ann. Code Art. 41A,§215(1982) No No Yes
MA Yes Yes Mass. Gen. L. Ch.93A, §9 & Ch.176D, §3(g) Yes Yes Yes Mass. Gen. L. Ch.93A, §9 & Ch.176D, §3(g) No No Yes
MI Yes Yes M.C.L. §500.2026 Yes Yes Yes M.C.L. §500.2026 Yes No Yes
MN Yes Yes Minn. Stat. §72A.201 Yes Yes Yes Minn. Stat. §72A.201 No No Yes
MS Yes Yes Miss. Code Ann. §§83-5-45 Yes Yes Yes Miss. Code Ann. §§83-5-45 No No Yes
MO No Yes Mo. Rev. Stat. §375.936;375.1 Yes No Yes Mo. Rev. Stat. §375.936;375.1 No No Yes
MT Yes Yes Mont. Code. Ann. §33-18-201 No No No Mont. Code. Ann. §33-18-201 No Mont. Code. Ann. §33-18-242(3) Yes
NB Yes Yes Neb. Rev. Stat. §44-1525(9) Yes Yes Yes Neb. Rev. Stat. §44-1525(9) Yes Neb. Rev. Stat. §44-1525(9) No
NV Yes Yes Nev. Rev. Stat. §686A.310 No No * Nev. Rev. Stat. §686A.310 No No Yes
NH No Yes N.H. Rev. Stat. §417:4(XV) Yes * Yes N.H. Rev. Stat. §417:4(XV) Yes No No
NJ Yes Yes N.J. Stat. Ann. §17B:30-13.1 and §17:29B-4(9) Yes Yes Yes N.J. Stat. Ann. §17B:30-13.1 and §17:29B-4(9) No No *
NM Yes Yes N.M. Stat. §59A-16-1Q Yes * Q N.M. Stat. §59A-16-1Q No No Yes
NY No Yes N.Y. Ins. Law §§40-d 2402(2) Yes * Yes N.Y. Ins. Law §§40-d 2402(2) No No Yes
NC Yes Yes N.C. Gen. Stat. §58-54.4(11); §58-63-1;§58-63-15(11) Yes No No N.C. Gen. Stat. §58-54.4(11); §58-63-1;§58-63-15(11) No No Cap
ND Yes Yes N.D. Cent. Code §26.1-04-03(9) Yes * Yes N.D. Cent. Code §26.1-04-03(9) No No Cap
OH Yes Yes Ohio Admin. Code §3901-1-07 Yes No Yes Ohio Admin. Code §3901-1-07 No Ohio Admin. Code §3901-1-07 No
OK Yes Yes Okla. Stat. §1250.1 Yes No Yes Okla. Stat. §1250.1 No No Cap
OR No Yes Or. Rev. Stat. §746.230 Yes Yes Yes Or. Rev. Stat. §746.230 No No Yes
PA No Yes 73 P.S. §201-1; §42 P.S.§8371 Yes Yes Yes 73 P.S. §201-1; §42 P.S.§8371 No No Yes
RI Yes Yes R.I. St § 29-9.1-48 Yes No Yes R.I. St § 29-9.1-48 No No Yes
SC Yes Yes S.C. Code Ann. §30-37-110 Yes Yes Yes S.C. Code Ann. §30-37-110 No No Yes
SD Yes Yes S.D. St. §48-33-67(2)(1980) Yes Yes Yes S.D. St. §48-33-67(2)(1980) * * Yes
TN No Yes Tenn. Code. Ann.§56-8-104(8) Yes No No Tenn. Code. Ann.§56-7-106 No No Yes
TX Yes No Tex. Ins. Code. Ann. §21.21-2;Tex. Bus.&Com.Code §17.46 Yes Yes Yes Tex. Ins. Code. Ann. §21.21-2;Tex. Bus.&Com.Code §17.46 No No Yes
UT No Yes U.C. 31 19-26-303 et seq. Yes Yes Yes U.C. 31 19-26-303 et seq. No No Yes
VT Yes Yes Vt. Stat. Ann§4724(a)(1970) Yes * Yes Vt. Stat. Ann§4724(a)(1970) No No Yes
VA No Yes Va. Code§38.1-52.9(1950) * Yes Yes Va. Code§38.1-52.9(1950) No No Cap
WA Yes No Wash. Admin.Code§234-30-300 Yes Yes Yes Wash. Admin.Code§234-30-300 No No Cap
WV Yes Yes W. Va. Code§33-11-4 Yes No Yes W. Va. Code§33-11-4 No W. Va. Code §33-11-4 Yes
WI Yes Yes Wis. Admin. Code sec Ins. §6.11(3); Wis. Stat. Ann. §628.34 No No Yes Wis. Admin. Code sec Ins. §6.11(3); Wis. Stat. Ann. §628.34 No No Yes
WY Yes Yes Wyo. Stat.§§26-13-101 Yes * Yes Wyo. Stat.§§26-13-101 No No Yes

 50 STATE SURVEY OF BAD FAITH INSURANCE LAW

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