Insurer, Insured Debate Whether Claim Denial Was In Bad Faith

Mealey's (August 27, 2015, 9:01 AM EDT) -- SANTA ANA, Calif. — Parties in a breach of contract and insurance bad faith lawsuit asked a federal judge in California recently to determine whether an insurer’s denial of a property damage claim was in bad faith and whether punitive damages are warranted (Rainbow Sandals Inc. v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Co., No. 14-1665, C.D. Calif.).

(Motion for partial summary judgment available. Document #07-150831-040B.)

Rainbow Sandals Inc. purchased an insurance policy from Golden Eagle Insurance Corp. and filed a claim pursuant to the policy after discovering damage...
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