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The Connecticut Joint Judiciary Committee recently introduced a bill intended to reinforce unfair claim settlement laws by removing language that requires the practice to occur regularly.

House Bill 6065 aims to abolish the condition that anyone who suspects an unfair claim settlement practice has to prove that the practice is carried out with regular occurrence, thereby classifying it as a general business practice. Currently, an unfair claim settlement practice in Connecticut can only be instituted if the event is shown to be part of an ongoing pattern and not just a one-time occasion.

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