State Farm Awarded Judgment After Judge Finds Man Misrepresented Residency

Mealey's (July 22, 2016, 2:15 PM EDT) -- ALLENTOWN, Pa. — State Farm Fire and Casualty Co.’s motion for judgment was granted July 21 by a federal judge in Pennsylvania who found that the insurer could deny a man’s claim under his automobile policy because he misrepresented that he was a resident of New York rather than Pennsylvania (State Farm Fire and Casualty Company v. Gregory A. Hancle, et al., No. 14-6140, E.D. Pa.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 95084).

(Opinion available. Document #20-160826-002Z.)

U.S. Judge Lawrence F. Stengel of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania...
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