Insurer Warranted In Denial Of Claim In Bad Faith Suit, Judge Rules

Mealey's (October 23, 2015, 11:16 AM EDT) -- SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Summary judgment in an insurance breach of contract and bad faith lawsuit is proper, a federal judge in California ruled Oct. 21, because an insurer has shown that its denial of insureds’ claim for benefits under an automobile insurance policy was warranted due to the existence of a genuine issue as to the insurer’s liability (Misty Dawn Reitz, et al. v. Progressive Direct Insurance Co., et al., No. 14-1614, E.D. Calif.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 143303).

(Order available. Document #07-151026-040R.)

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