Proposed Bill in Arizona Would Ban Workers Comp Lawsuits

Arizona Bill Would Ban Lawsuits Against Workers Comp Insurance Companies for Bad Faith, Delays A bill that is currently making its way through the Arizona House of Representatives would ban lawsuits against workers comp insurance companies for denying claims in bad faith. The proposed bill, HB 2455, passed the House Committee on Insurance and Retirement 4-3, and will advance to the Rules Committee. HB 2455 proposes to give exclusive jurisdiction of bad faith claims against workers comp companies to the Industrial Commission of Arizona. If … [Read more...]