Insurer Breached Contract In Handling Of Insured’s Prior Claims, Judge Rules

Mealey's (September 23, 2016, 11:22 AM EDT) -- COLUMBIA, S.C. — Although an insured has properly pleaded its insurance bad faith and breach of contract claims against its insurer regarding the insurer’s actions in an underlying lawsuit and its handling of prior claims, the insured failed to state its breach of contract claim regarding its handling of the prior claims, a federal judge in South Carolina ruled Sept. 14 (Agape Senior Primary Care Inc. v. Evanston Insurance Co., No. 16-1610, D. S.C.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 124533).

(Order available. Document #07-160926-036R.)

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