Insurer Acted In Bad Faith In Handling Of Settlement, Federal Judge Rules

Mealey's (April 22, 2016, 7:56 AM EDT) -- OKLAHOMA CITY — A federal judge in Oklahoma on April 20 granted in part and denied in part an insurer’s motion for judgment on the pleadings in a bad faith lawsuit, ruling that although the plaintiff in the action had properly shown that the insurer acted in bad faith in its handling of a settlement, he cannot bring his bad faith claim regarding the insurer’s handling of his claims against the insureds in the action because he is a third-party claimant and not a first-party insured...
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