Judge Dismisses Claim For Violation Of Deceptive Trade Practices Against Insurer

(March 18, 2016, 10:31 AM EDT) -- CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Applying the lex loci test, a North Carolina federal judge on March 15 ruled that a claim against an insurer for violation of the North Carolina Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practices Act (NCUDTPA) in the handling of a claim for a defense in an underlying arbitration proceeding does not apply because it is governed by South Carolina law (Southeastern Underwater Services, Inc. and Crowder Construction Co. v. National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, PA, No. 15-317, W.D. N.C.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS...
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