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Disability Insurance and the Dentist: Can You Collect on Your Disability Insurance Policy?

You have worked as a dentist for your entire career.  Your family relies on you, and you have numerous financial obligations both at the office and at home.  The stress associated with a disability can cause you significant problems, including, for example, … Continue reading

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California Assesses Punitive Damages for Disability Insurer’s Despicable Conduct

In our last blog post, we discussed when, under Arizona law, punitive damages may be assessed against a disability insurance company that is guilty of insurance bad faith.  In this blog post, we examine how the same issue is analyzed … Continue reading

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Disability Insurer’s Evil Hand Guided by an Evil Mind

In some disability insurance cases, punitive damages are assessed against the disability insurer when it violates the covenant of good faith and fair dealing with the insured.  In Arizona, a court may award punitive damages as punishment against a wrongdoer … Continue reading

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