Panel: Insurer’s Handling Of Claim Did Not Rise To ‘Level Of Bad Faith’
(September 11, 2015, 8:04 AM EDT) -- ATLANTA — A federal district court did not err in granting summary judgment in favor of an insurer in an insurance bad faith lawsuit because the insurer’s handling of the claim did not rise “to the level of bad faith,” an 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel ruled Aug. 28 (Carlos Mesa v. Clarendon National Insurance Co., No. 14-12868, 11th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 15203).
(Opinion available. Document #07-150914-018Z.)
Carlos Mesa was one of four parties injured in an automobile accident caused by Cesar...