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Connecticut courts generally have not been receptive, often striking such claims at the pleading stage, especially where they merely describe a dispute over coverage. (Photo:  Ken Cook/Shutterstock) Connecticut courts generally have not been receptive to bad faith claims, often striking such claims at the pleading stage, especially where they merely describe a dispute over coverage. (Photo: Ken Cook/Shutterstock)

As we enter a new year, insurers should be aware of increasing claims for breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing (“common law bad faith”) for uninsured/underinsured motorist insurance coverage in Connecticut.

Connecticut courts generally have not been receptive, often striking such claims at the pleading stage, especially where they merely describe a dispute over coverage. This is noteworthy given that more recently, some Connecticut courts also have begun applying a less stringent standard for pleading bad faith.

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