Both large settlements reported by Missouri Lawyers Media in their annual list of top verdicts and settlements were the result of bad faith claims against insurance companies for wrongfully denying insurance claims or failing to settle claims in good faith. The first case, trial attorneys Chris Faiella and Sidney Wheelan, of Tatlow, Gump, Faiella & Wheelan, LLC of Moberly, Missouri, along with co-counsel, Strong-Garner-
The second case, Tatlow, Gump, Faiella and Wheelan LLC and Co-Counsel Branson L. Wood III, of Hannibal recovered $3,000,000 from Savers Property and Casualty Insurance Company after it improperly denied the claims against its insured.
Missouri Lawyers Media annually reports the Top Verdicts and Settlements in the state. The listing covers cases reported by lawyers or by news staff during regular courthouse coverage through mid-December, 2011. The listings do not report the cases that are settled pursuant to confidentiality agreements. Plaintiff’
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The attorneys at Tatlow, Gump, Faiella & Wheelan, LLC, represent clients in a broad range of litiation primarily focused on personal injury and its tragic consequences including wrongful death, insurance claim denials, bad faith and product liability.