Judge Declines To Dismiss Breach Of Contract, Bad Faith Claims Against Insurer
(September 30, 2015, 2:00 PM EDT) -- NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Insureds sufficiently assert claims for breach of contract and breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing against their homeowners insurer for its denial of coverage for damages sustained by cracking in their basement wall, a Connecticut federal judge held Sept. 28 (Raymond G. Gabriel and Kimberly A. Gabriel v. Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Co., No. 14-01435, D. Conn.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 129952).
(Ruling available. Document #69-151002-028Z.)
In May 2014, Raymond G. Gabriel and Kimberly A. Gabriel noticed...