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Plain Vanilla Nevada Bad Faith

Farmers Home Mutual Ins. v. Fiscus, 102 Nev. 371, 725 P.2d 234, (1986) is a text book example of a straightforward bad faith suit.  It all started out simply enough.The Fiscus family used an evaporative cooler to keep their Boulder City home tolerable during the long, hot Nevada summers.  The cooler’s water supply line hooked into the pipe under the kitchen sink and ran up to the roof.  While the Fiscus family was away on a three-week summer vacation, the cooler’s supply line became … [Read more...]