INSURANCE COVERAGE & BAD FAITH

  • Plaintiff claimed breach of contract and negligence arising out of Defendant's failure to pay on a $500,000 life insurance policy issued to Plaintiff's husband.

  • Employee-wife was entitled to participate in company's group life insurance program. Husband was designated as 100% beneficiary of the policy. While she was dying of cancer, a change of beneficiary form was executed under suspicious circumstances. Insurance company made an attempt to determine the validity of the change, but was unable to do so.

  • Plaintiff claimed he should have received the proceeds of an insurance policy after the owner of the policy changed the beneficiary under suspicious circumstances.