Insureds: Court Erred In Finding There Was No Evidence Of ‘Bad Faith’ By Insurer

(December 11, 2015, 12:42 PM EST) -- CINCINNATI — Insureds recently asked the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals to overturn a lower federal court’s finding that an insurer did not act in bad faith in handling their fire loss claim, arguing that the existence of a genuine issue of material fact regarding whether the insurer acted in bad faith and violated the Kentucky Unfair Claims Settlement Practices Act warrants reversal (William Cox, et al. v. Empire Fire and Marine Insurance Co., No. 15-5571, 6th Cir.).

(Appellants brief available. Document #50-151217-013B.)

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