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Bad-faith litigation has long been a contentious — and big-dollar — issue for insurers.

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The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled in favor of insurance companies in a case involving an award of treble damages and how they're calculated. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has ruled that post-judgment interest in a bad faith case against an insurance company should not be included in the amount that is doubled or trebled under Massachusetts law.

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