Insured Properly Pleads Breach Of Contract, Bad Faith Claims, Judge Rules

Mealey's (February 9, 2016, 1:29 PM EST) -- LOS ANGELES — A federal judge in California on Feb. 4 denied an insurer’s motion to dismiss an insurance breach of contract and bad faith lawsuit, ruling that an insured has properly pleaded his claims “and the legal basis for those claims” in his complaint (Nicholas Thanos, M.D. v. Unum Life Insurance Co., No. 15-7902, C.D. Calif.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 14460).

(Order available. Document #07-160222-006R.)

Nicholas Thanos purchased several disability income replacement insurance policies from Unum Life Insurance Co. and sought coverage pursuant to the...
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