When an insurer refuses to provide benefits despite a contractual obligation to do so, an insured may seek a breach of contract claim. This much many insureds instinctively know. When an insurance company’s denial is unreasonable, it may be guilty of the tort insurance bad faith.
Basketball fans throughout the nation -- especially here in the Bay Area -- are eagerly anticipating the start of the NBA season, which is still over a month away. The good news for these hoops fanatics is that while there's little to watch on television, there has been no shortage of intriguing stories in the newspaper about their favorite sport.