Judge: Plaintiff Failed To Show That GEICO Acted In Bad Faith In Handling Claim

Mealey's (October 2, 2015, 2:15 PM EDT) -- MIAMI — A federal judge in Florida on Sept. 30 granted an insurer’s motion for summary judgment in an insurance bad faith lawsuit, ruling that the plaintiff failed to show that a “rational trier of fact could find” that the insurer acted in bad faith in the handling of a claim for third-party benefits (Norma I. Feijoo, f/k/a/ Norma Borroto, v. GEICO General Insurance Co., No.14-24659, S.D. Fla.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 132667).

(Opinion available. Document #07-151012-017R.)

Norma I. Feijoo was a passenger in an automobile...
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