Panel: Dismissal Of Breach Of Contract Claim Dooms Bad Faith Claims
(June 24, 2016, 1:04 PM EDT) -- HOUSTON — Dismissal of an insured’s bad faith claims against her homeowners insurance provider is proper because she has failed to state a requisite claim for insurance breach of contract, a Texas appellate panel ruled June 21 in affirming a trial court’s ruling (Vanessa Anderson v. American Risk Insurance Company Inc., No. 01-15-00257-CV, Texas App., 1st Dist.; 2016 Tex. App. LEXIS 6538).
(Opinion available. Document #07-160627-025Z.)
Vanessa Anderson purchased a homeowners insurance policy from American Risk Insurance Company (ARIC) Inc. and filed a claim pursuant to...