Judgment On Denial Of Homeowner’s Damage Claim Debated In 6th Circuit

(August 18, 2016, 12:08 PM EDT) -- CINCINNATI — A federal court’s summary judgment finding that an insurer properly denied a claim for a water-damaged home and personal property due to the insured’s “repeated misrepresentations of material fact” should have been left for a jury to decide because there are genuine issues of material fact as to whether the insured submitted a fraudulent claim, the insured argues to the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals (Nahid Rizka v. State Farm Fire and Casualty Company, No. 16-1055, 6th Cir.).

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