Aircraft Holdings, LLC vs. XL Specialty Insurance Company
Year 2005
Court Florida Supreme Court
Case Number SC06-1303
  • Attorney Client Privilege
  • Florida

In a first-party action brought pursuant to Section 624.155, the attorney-client privilege does not bar production of attorney-client communications generated during the claim investigation and underlying coverage action which are relevant to the issue of whether the company evaluated the claim in good faith. Attorney-client privilege cannot act as a shield for insurer’s bad faith conduct.