Bad Faith Claims Not Filed Within Statute Of Limitations, Judge Rules
Mealey's (August 5, 2016, 1:19 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A federal judge in the District of Columbia on Aug, 4 granted an insurer’s motion for judgment on the pleadings in an insurance breach of contract and bad faith lawsuit, ruling that the insureds’ claims were filed after the mandatory two-year statute of limitations and were not subject to the discovery rule (Christopher Azoroh, et al. v. Automobile Insurance Co. of Hartford, Conn., No. 14-1695, D. D.C.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 102141).
(Opinion available. Document #07-160808-031Z.)
Christopher and Ngozi Azoroh owned rental properties...