Insured Failed To Exhaust Administrative Remedies For Bad Faith Claim, Judge Says

Mealey's (August 6, 2015, 9:23 AM EDT) -- GREENBELT, Md. — An insured was required to bring its insurance bad faith claim first to the Maryland Insurance Administration because the applicable limit of liability of its insurance policy does not exceed $1 million for two radio towers that were destroyed by a storm, a Maryland federal judge ruled Aug. 3, dismissing the insured’s bad faith claim (Somar Communications Inc. v. The Cincinnati Insurance Co., No. 14-3399, D. Md., Southern Div.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 100797).

(Memorandum and order available. Document #51-150813-022Z.)

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