Insureds Failed To Plead Injury In Fact In Bad Faith Suit, Judge Rules
Mealey's (April 19, 2016, 1:14 PM EDT) -- TAMPA, Fla. — A Florida federal judge on April 15 remanded an insurance bad faith lawsuit to state court, ruling that insureds failed to plead an injury in fact in making their claims against an insurer over its handling of claims in a third-party lawsuit (Wright Insurance Agency Inc. v. Nationwide Mutual Fire Insurance Co., No. 15-1857, M.D. Fla.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 50975).
(Order available. Document #07-160425-021R.)
Wright Insurance Agency Inc. and Anthony Wright (collectively, Wright Insurance) purchased an automobile insurance policy from Nationwide Mutual...