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2008AP2595 Brethorst v. Allstate Property & Casualty Ins. Co.

Insurance Bad faith An insured may file a bad faith claim without also filing a breach of contract claim. “[W]hile Jones held that a bad faith claim need not be accompanied by a breach of contract claim, it did not hold that a first-party bad faith claim need not be accompanied by a breach of contract. Instead, the court in ...

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2009AP2104 Woelfel, et al. v. Homestead Mutual Insurance Company

Insurance Bad faith Homestead Mutual Insurance Company appeals from a jury’s verdict that a silo on the dairy farm operated by Kris and Julie Woelfel and City View Dairy, LLC (collectively the Woelfels), collapsed due to an explosion and awarding the Woelfels bad faith and punitive damages because of Homestead’s denial of coverage for the damages caused by the collapse. ...

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