Magdalena, NM asked in Workers' Compensation for New Mexico

Q: What is a "Bad Faith" charge in a worker's compensation case?

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Erin Gallivan
Erin Gallivan
  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • Rutland, VT

A: "Bad faith" in a workers comp case usually refers to the workers comp insurance company not adjusting the claim in good faith, in other words acting in bad faith towards the claimant in handling the claim. It is a claim brought by the claimant against the insurance company.

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