Arbitration Award Not Proper Measure Of Actual Damages, Judge Rules

Mealey's (September 11, 2015, 8:11 AM EDT) -- SEATTLE — A federal judge in Washington on Aug. 31 granted motions for partial summary judgment filed by an insurer in an insurance bad faith lawsuit, ruling inter alia that an arbitration award is not the “proper measure of ‘actual damages’” (Theresa L. Schreib v. American Family Mutual Insurance Co., No. 14-0165, W.D. Wash.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 116481).

(Order available. Document #07-150914-032R.)

Theresa L. Schreib was involved in an automobile accident with an underinsured motorist and allegedly suffered a mild traumatic brain injury, in addition...
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