Judge Remands Insurance Bad Faith Lawsuit To State Court
Mealey's (August 24, 2015, 2:43 PM EDT) -- EL DORADO, Ark. — Remand of an insurance bad faith lawsuit to state court is proper because an insured has shown that the amount in controversy is less than $75,000, a federal judge in Arkansas ruled Aug. 21 (Tina L. Boone v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co., No. 15-1047, W.D. Ark.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 110887).
(Order available. Document #07-150831-025R.)
Tina L. Boone purchased an automobile insurance policy from State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. and filed a claim pursuant to the policy’s uninsured motorist...