In Arizona bad faith cases, an insurer is often exposed to an award of the policyholder/plaintiff’s attorney fees and costs—even if an insurer made a reasonable offer—because Arizona’s fee-shifting statute, ARS § 12-341.01, allows a court to award attorney fees to a successful party in any “action arising out of contract.”
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Insurance law attorneys Nathan Meyer and Micalann Pepe share their techniques in this complimentary article for mitigating the risk of fees in Arizona Bad Faith cases.
17 years of experience in bad faith litigation and insurance coverage handling all aspects of insurance-related litigation. He represents insurance companies, contractors, policy holders, global corporations, insurance adjusters, business owners, insurance agents and professionals