Judge: Insured Can’t Maintain Bad Faith Claims After Appraisal Award Paid

Mealey's (July 8, 2016, 11:17 AM EDT) -- FORT WORTH, Texas — A federal judge in Texas on July 5 granted an insurer’s motion for summary judgment in an insurance breach of contract and bad faith lawsuit, ruling that an insured can no longer bring her claims because the appraisal process has been completed and the insurer timely paid her the appraisal award (Yolanda Aguilar v. State Farm Lloyds, et al., No. 15-565, N.D. Texas; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 87600).

(Opinion available. Document #07-160711-050Z.)

Yolanda Aguilar purchased a homeowners insurance policy from State Farm...
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