Judge: Insureds Haven’t Shown Insurer Lacked Basis To Deny Coverage
Mealey's (May 19, 2016, 11:27 AM EDT) -- ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Dismissal of an insurance breach of contract and bad faith lawsuit is proper because insureds failed to show that an insurer lacked a reasonable basis for denying their underinsured motorist coverage claims, a federal judge in Pennsylvania ruled May 16 (Steven Kiss, et al. v. State Farm Insurance Co., No. 15-6572, E.D. Pa.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 64572).
(Opinion available. Document #07-160523-018Z.)
Steven and Kathy Kiss purchased automobile insurance from State Farm Insurance Co., which provided for $100,000 of underinsured motorist coverage and...