Judge: Breach Of Fiduciary Duty Claim Is Duplicative Of Other Bad Faith Claims

Mealey's (April 14, 2016, 2:11 PM EDT) -- ORLANDO, Fla. — A federal judge in Florida on April 11 granted in part and denied in part an insurer’s motion to dismiss in an insurance breach of contract and bad faith lawsuit, ruling that dismissal of an insured’s breach of fiduciary duty claim is proper because it is duplicative of the insured’s other bad faith claims (Janis Braddy v. Infinity Assurance Insurance Co., No. 15-119, M.D. Fla.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 48565).

(Order available. Document #07-160425-001R.)

Janis Braddy purchased an automobile insurance policy from Infinity...
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