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Vol. 3, Iss. 8
May 7, 2014

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Significant Bad Faith Issue

On April 24, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court accepted the following certified question from the Third Circuit: “Under Pennsylvania law, can an insured tortfeasor assign his or her bad faith claim against an insurer, under 42 Pa.C.S. § 8371, to an injured third party?” Allstate Property & Casualty Insurance Company v. Wolfe, No. 23 MM 2014 (Pa. Apr. 24, 2014). The details of the case, leading up to the certified question, are at Allstate v. Wolfe, No. 12-4450 (3rd Cir. Feb. 20, 2014).

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