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Case Number: 2:21-CV-2315
Judge: John Thomas Fowlkes, Jr.
Court: United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee (Shelby County)
Defendant's Attorney: Memphis, Tennessee insurance law lawyer represented Plaintiff who sued Defendant on a bad faith breach of insurance contract theory.
Sure. Here is some information about Tennessee bad faith breach of contract law:
What is bad faith breach of contract?
Bad faith breach of contract occurs when one party to a contract intentionally fails to fulfill its obligations under the contract, without a legitimate reason. This can be a serious offense, as it can cause significant financial and emotional harm to the other party.
What are the elements of a bad faith breach of contract claim in Tennessee?
In order to successfully sue for bad faith breach of contract in Tennessee, you must prove the following elements:
* There was a valid contract between you and the other party.
* The other party breached the contract.
* The other party acted with the intent to harm you.
* You suffered damages as a result of the breach.
What are the remedies for bad faith breach of contract in Tennessee?
If you are successful in your bad faith breach of contract lawsuit, you may be entitled to the following remedies:
* Damages for the breach of contract.
* Punitive damages, which are designed to punish the other party for their bad behavior.
* Attorney's fees.
What are some tips for avoiding bad faith breach of contract?
The best way to avoid bad faith breach of contract is to carefully draft your contracts and to make sure that you understand all of the terms. You should also be sure to keep good records of all communications with the other party, in case there is ever a dispute.
If you are ever involved in a bad faith breach of contract, it is important to speak with an experienced attorney as soon as possible. An attorney can help you understand your rights and options and can represent you in court if necessary.
Outcome: 04/17/2023 35 ORDER DISMISSING CASE. Signed by Judge John Thomas Fowlkes, Jr on April 17, 2023. (Fowlkes, J.) (Entered: 04/17/2023)
04/17/2023 36 JUDGMENT. Signed by Judge John Thomas Fowlkes, Jr on April 17, 2023. (Fowlkes, J.) (Entered: 04/17/2023)