Insured Failed To State A Claim For Relief In Bad Faith Suit, Judge Rules
Mealey's (October 29, 2015, 2:11 PM EDT) -- INDIANAPOLIS — Dismissal of a bad faith claim is proper because an insured failed to plead any facts showing that insurers acted in bad faith in denying coverage under two separate commercial insurance policies, a federal judge in Indiana ruled Oct. 26 (H.E. McGonigal Inc. v. Harleysville Lake States Insurance Co., et al., No. 15-0549, S.D. Ind.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 144761).
(Order available. Document #07-151109-009R.)
H.E. McGonigal purchased insurance policies from Harleysville Lake States Insurance Co. and Corepointe Insurance Co. to cover losses incurred in...