Breach Of Contract, Bad Faith Claims Survive Summary Judgment, Dismissal Motions

Mealey's (July 8, 2016, 1:27 PM EDT) -- SEATTLE — A federal judge in Washington on July 5 denied an insurer’s motions for summary judgment and to dismiss in an insurance breach of contract and bad faith lawsuit, ruling that insureds have sufficiently pleaded their claims for relief against their health insurance provider (Lori Patnode, et al. v. HCC Life Insurance Co., d/b/a HCC Medical Insurance Services LLC, No. 15-0824, W.D. Wash.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 86872).

(Order available. Document #07-160711-045R.)

Lori Patnode purchased a health insurance policy from HCC Life Insurance Co. in...
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