• Insurer’s Negligent Failure to Accept a Settlement Offer is not a Bad Faith Breach of the Duty to Settle
  • May 22, 2017 | Author: David M. Plouff
  • Law Firm: Morris Polich & Purdy LLP - San Diego Office
  • In an unpublished decision, the Ninth Circuit held that an insurer’s negligent failure to timely accept a policy limits settlement demand did not constitute unreasonable conduct in violation of the implied duty to settle.