Courts have increasingly held an insured liable under principles of agency for the conduct of the insurer with respect to third party claimants. In this Note, the author examines the potential extension of this liability to an insurer's oppressive conduct or intentional misconduct towards injured claimants.
Stephen J. Kottmeier,
Vicarious Responsibility of an Insured for Misconduct in Third Party Claims Administration,
29 Hastings L.J. 345
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