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A California appellate court has revived a bad faith insurance lawsuit against State Farm General Insurance Co. brought by a family whose home was damaged in a 2015 California wildfire.

In a decision that was issued last month and published Monday (June 8), the First District Court of Appeal found that expert testimony does not automatically insulate an insurer from bad faith claims and that questions of whether an expert’s inspection was biased are a jury question.

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