December 1, 2014

The Alabama Supreme Court’s 2013 opinion in State Farm Fire & Cas. Co. v. Brechbill, announced a single tort of bad faith, placing into question decades of jurisprudence setting forth two torts of bad faith, each with different elements and standards of proof. Kristy’s article maps the evolving landscape of bad faith in Alabama and identifies questions raised by the Alabama high court’s landmark ruling.

Click to View PDF: Bad Faith ADLA 2014 Fall Journal.pdf