Extracontractual and Bad Faith Claims Litigation Committee

Mission Statement
The mission of the Extracontractual and Bad Faith Claims Litigation Committee is to provide the highest level of continuing education specific to the practice area, and promote professionalism and fellowship among both policyholder and insurer attorneys. 

2024-2025 Co-Chairs
Mark Boyle
Clay Crawford

Contact: extracontandbadfaith @ americancollegecoverage.org


Selected Presentations & Papers:

Posted 5/15/2024
New Duties for Insurers and Insureds Under Louisiana Overhaul of Bad Faith Statutes

Posted 5/15/2024
Liability for Economic Harm, Chapter 3, Interference with Economic Interests
(Restate Torts Tentative Draft, No. 3, Miscellaneous Provisions). Current draft on bad faith starts at page 383.

Posted 5/15/2024
50 state survey regarding consent judgments published by DRI.

Posted 2/5/2024
Oregon Landmark Decision Opens Door to Bad Faith Litigation

Posted 1/16/2024
LA Supreme Court Clarifies Contract Controls Prescriptive Period for First-Party Bad Faith Claims

Posted 1/10/2024
Oregon Supreme Court Allows Emotional Distress Based on Alleged Bad Faith

Posted 1/9/2024
Ohio Supreme Court holds that Restatement Choice of Law Provision for Torts (and not Insurance Contracts) Applies to Bad Faith Claim

Very important in the context of whether the attorney-client privilege applies to claims file materials.

For previous articles, please visit the Extracontractual and Bad Faith Committee Article Archive page.


Past Co-Chairs

2023-2024
Bob Allen 


2022-2023
Rick Hammond

Amy Johnson

2021-2022
Robert Allen

Kathy Maus

2020-2021
Robert Allen

Heather Sanderson

2019-2020
David Anderson
Robert Allen


2018-2019
David Anderson

Joyce Wang

2017-2018
Jason Mazer
Joyce Wang

2016-2017
Jason Mazer

Joyce Wang

2015-2016
Jason Mazer
Diane Polscer

2014-2015
Jason Mazer
Diane Polscer