Panel: Insurer Did Not Act In Bad Faith By Failing To Enter Into Agreement

(November 20, 2015, 11:01 AM EST) -- ATLANTA — A federal district court did not abuse its discretion in granting a motion in limine and ruling as a matter of law that an insurer had no duty to enter into a consent judgment in excess of policy limits in an insurance bad faith lawsuit because the insurer owed no duty under state law to enter into the agreement, an 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel ruled Nov. 18 (Robert Kropilak, et al. v. 21st Century Insurance Co., f.k.a. New Hampshire Indemnity Co....
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