Panel: Reliance On Insurers’ Misrepresentation In Settling Suit Was Unreasonable

Mealey's (November 13, 2015, 1:49 PM EST) -- CINCINNATI — The Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Nov. 9 held that it was not reasonable for a wrongfully convicted criminal to rely on insurers’ alleged misrepresentation in settling an underlying civil rights lawsuit against a city insured and its police detective, affirming a federal court’s dismissal of fraud, silent fraud, civil conspiracy and negligent misrepresentation claims against the insurers (Arrowood Indemnity Co. v. Michael Louis Cristini, et al., No. 15-1257, 6th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 19728).

(Opinion available. Document #13-151203-002Z.)

Michael Cristini...
To view the full article, register now.