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For the protection of accident victims the law says that the at-fault person's insurance company must act in good faith to effectuate a prompt, fair, and equitable settlement. Makes sense, doesn't it? Then why did the Supreme Court take away the right of

Once upon a time, in the land of fairness, there was law. It was a good law. This law protected accident victims who were treated unfairly by insurance companies. This law said that if the insurance company for the person who caused the accident did not act in good faith with you by attempting to promptly, fairly, and equitably settle your claim, you could sue the insurance company for their bad faith actions. Imagine that! In this land of fairness an accident victim had some leverage over a big, powerful insurance company. What a world! It sounds too good to be true.