Judge: Insurer Acted In Bad Faith In Investigation Of Life Insurance Claim
(February 19, 2016, 11:24 AM EST) -- OKLAHOMA CITY — An insured has provided sufficient evidence showing that an insurer did not undertake an appropriate and thorough investigation into a claim for benefits on a life insurance policy, a federal judge in Oklahoma ruled Feb. 8 in granting in part and denying in part the insurer’s motion for summary judgment in an insurance bad faith lawsuit (Anita Houchin v. Hartford Life Insurance Co., No. 14-522, W.D. Okla.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 14882).
(Order available. Document #07-160222-020R.)
Dorothy Kendrick purchased a $75,000 life insurance...