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No Judgment, No ‘Bad Faith’ Claim Against UM Carrier (access required)

An uninsured motorist carrier who declined to pay its insured any sum prior to the insured winning a judgment against a John Doe driver is not liable for bad faith under Va. Code § 8.01-66.1(D)(1), says the Supreme Court of Virginia; that statute does not create a duty for UM carriers to settle a case ...