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Procedural, Evidentiary and Practical Considerations For Defending Bad Faith Litigation

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Date Published

August 21, 2020


Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys


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Jim Gallagher takes a look at procedural, evidentiary and practical considerations which arise in the defense of a bad faith lawsuit. Is removal to Federal Court an option? Should the case be removed? The legal standard for bad faith; What Are Bad Faith damages? Statutory Limits on Punitive Damages; Motions to Bifurcate and to Stay Bad Faith Discovery; Responses to Discovery and Privilege Logs; Deadline to Appeal Orders To Produce Privileged Documents and/or to Provide Privileged Testimony; Procedural Issues as to Trial if the Court refuses to grant separate trials by separate juries; What Motions in Limine should be filed? Post-Trial Motions which could be compromised if the bad faith issue is not completely bifurcated for a separate trial, etc.

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James R. Gallagher

James R. Gallagher is a partner in the law firm of Gallagher, Gams, Tallan, Barnes & Littrell, L.L.P. where he practices... Read More

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