Employer Not A Party To Insurance Contract, Judge Rules In Bad Faith Suit

Mealey's (June 7, 2016, 2:20 PM EDT) -- MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Dismissal of claims in an insurance breach of contract and bad faith lawsuit is proper because beneficiaries to a life insurance policy have failed to show that an employer was a party to the contract or that it acted in bad faith in failing to continue payroll deductions for payment of the insurance policy, a federal judge in Alabama ruled June 3 (Nicholas Vinson, et al. v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., et al., No. 15-0885, M.D. Ala.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 72611)....
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