Gaston v. Founders Insurance Company
365 Ill.App.3d 303, 847 N.E.2d 523, 301 Ill. Dec. 513 (1st dist. 1st div. 2006)
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Bad Faith: First Party
Insurer’s estimate to repair vehicle at a preferred shop under a direct repair program was reasonable and did not violate the Insurance Code. Also, existence of a bona fide dispute with the insured precluded a finding of vexatious or unreasonable claim practice.