Judge: No Issue Exists Regarding Whether Insured’s Diabetes Led To Amputation
Mealey's (October 5, 2016, 2:20 PM EDT) -- SAN ANTONIO — An insurer did not breach its contract or act in bad faith in denying coverage under a term accidental death and dismemberment insurance policy because no genuine issue of material fact exists regarding whether an insured’s diabetes contributed to an amputation after stepping on a nail, a federal judge in Texas ruled Oct. 3 (Randy Price v. Dearborn National Life Insurance Co., No. 15-0369, W.D. Texas; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 137289).