I wrote last week about the whole “settle case over policy limits and sue for bad faith” gambit last week. Here is another opinion from Tampa, Florida, where the plaintiffs’ accident lawyer did the exact same thing. Sure this one failed too. Still.
Ultimately, the “insured dragged its feet on settlement” is a tough road to hoe.
You can read the full opinion in Machalette v. Southern-Owners Insurance Co. here.