Federal Court Predicts Procedural Bad Faith Claim Viable Under Connecticut Law

In a recent decision Judge Haight of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut predicted that the Connecticut Supreme Court would recognize a claim against an insurer for procedural bad faith, even if the insurer had no coverage obligations under the applicable insurance policy. Tucker v. American International Group, Inc., No. 3:09-CV-1499 (CSH), 2011 WL 6020851 (D. Conn. Dec. 2, 2011) (“Tucker II”).