Insurers Argue Bad Faith Claim Fails In Carbon Monoxide Coverage Dispute

(October 27, 2015, 11:58 AM EDT) -- CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Because punitive damage awards are excluded from coverage, insurers did not act in bad faith by refusing to settle an underlying carbon monoxide poisoning claim for an amount that would have covered any punitive damage award against the insureds, the insurers argue in an Oct. 20 motion for summary judgment filed in Wyoming federal court (Interstate Fire & Casualty Co. and Fireman’s Fund Insurance Co. v. Apartment Management Consultants LLC, et al., No. 13-00278, D. Wyo.).

(Motion available. Document #03-151102-003B.)

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