Insurer Did Not Act In Bad Faith In Handling Of Claim, Panel Rules

Mealey's (February 2, 2016, 10:21 AM EST) -- CINCINNATI — A federal district court did not err in granting summary judgment in an insurance bad faith lawsuit because insureds failed to provide any evidence that their insurer acted outrageously in its investigation and adjustment of their insurance claim, a Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel ruled Feb. 1 (William Cox, et al. v. Empire Fire and Marine Insurance Co., No. 15-5571, 6th Cir.).

(Opinion available. Document #07-160208-015Z.)

William and Sheila Coxes sued Empire Fire and Marine Insurance Co. for bad faith, alleging that...
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