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Bad Faith Blog

We cover current issues, highlights and best practices exclusively on claims of bad faith and extra contractual damages.

Bad Faith Blog
January 4, 2021

Fifth Circuit Finds Bad Faith Is Not Required For Liability Under The Texas Prompt Payment of Claims Act

Insureds are not required to prove insurers acted in bad faith in denying a claim to be entitled to the amount of the attorneys’ fees and statutory interest under the Texas Prompt Payment of Claims Act (“TPPCA”).  Rather, insureds need only demonstrate liability under the policy and the insurer’s failure to comply with the timing requirements of the TPPCA.