Enormous Bad Faith Award Puts Long-Term Disability Insurers on Notice
Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. v. Brine 2014 NSSC 219
This recent judgment holds the long-term disability insurer Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. (“Industrial”) to account for years of unfair treatment of its insured, Bruce Brine. The court ordered Industrial to pay Brine
- $500,000 in punitive damages,
- $150,000 in aggravated damages,
- $62,036.81 for breach of contract, and ...