Insurance Disputes Attorney in Seattle, Washington

A Case of Bad Faith in Washington

Seattle, WA commercial litigation attorney Anthony L. Rafel talks about a case in which he was able to get three times the amount his client’s insurance company had initially agreed to pay.

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This was a bad faith case where the insurance carrier had agreed in a mediation to pay an agreed amount to settle certain claims but it was subject to approval of the home office. Well the day after mediation the home office said you know, on second thought, we’re not going to pay this claim. We litigated against the insurance company and based on the bad faith laws in Washington we were able to achieve for our client three times the amount that the insurer had agreed to pay in mediation.

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