Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Latham, Eastman, Schweyer & Tetzlaff, Burlington, for plaintiff-appellant.
William W. Pearson, of Downs Rachlin & Martin, South Burlington, for defendant-appellee.
Before ALLEN, C.J., and HILL, PECK, GIBSON and HAYES, JJ.
Supreme Court of Vermont.
ALLEN, Chief Justice.
The plaintiff (insured) appeals from the dismissal of his complaint against the defendant (insurer) in which he seeks the amount he paid to satisfy a judgment rendered against him which was greater than the monetary limits of his liability insurance coverage, together with interest, costs and attorney's fees.
The insured contends that the insurer acted in bad faith as a matter of law by refusing to settle the underlying lawsuit within...
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