Security Mutual Life Insurance Company vs. DiPasquale, Christopher
Year 2000
Court New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division
Case Number 601780/98
  • Bad Faith
  • New York

Years after selling a policy, Security Mutual entered into a secret agreement with Berkshire Life delegating to Berkshire the right and obligation to handle security mutual claims. It then applied Mass. Law to New York Policyholders without telling them. UP took position that this constituted a fraudulent nondisclosure amounting to bad faith.