Morrison Mahoney Partner Bill Schneider was quoted in the cover story of this week’s edition of Mass Lawyers Weekly. Bill discusses his recent ice-dam claim, in which there was a $120,000 disparity between an insurer’s appraisal and the award to the policyholder.
While the plaintiff argued that the low initial estimate and the time it took the insurer to resolve the claim from first notice amounted to bad faith under Chapter 176D, the 1st Circuit disagrees. Bill supports the logic of the 1st Circuit and believes that the decision comports with the Legislature’s intent behind Chapter 176D.
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