Judge Denies Insurer’s Summary Judgment Motion In Bad Faith Lawsuit
Mealey's (March 24, 2016, 1:11 PM EDT) -- DENVER — An insurer in not entitled to partial summary judgment in an insurance breach of contract and bad faith lawsuit because weighing the insured’s testimony against relevant medical records regarding injuries allegedly sustained in an automobile accident is the “province of the jury,” a federal judge in Colorado ruled March 22 (Sharolyn Leeper v. Allstate Fire and Casualty Insurance Co., et al., No. 13-3460, D. Colo.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 36104).
(Order available. Document #07-160328-043R.)
Sharolyn Leeper purchased automobile insurance from Allstate Fire and Casualty...