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Bad Faith Win Reversed in Flood Insurance Claim (access required)

In a dispute over denial of homeowners’ claim under a National Flood Insurance Program for damage by Hurricane Irene to the foundation of their waterfront home, the 4th Circuit reverses the district court’s award of $700,194 in treble damages and $63,963 in attorney’s’ fees for Allstate’s breach of contract and bad-faith handling of the claim; ...