Judge: Issues Of Fact Exist As To Whether Insurer Handled Claim In Bad Faith
(August 22, 2016, 3:30 PM EDT) -- ATLANTA — A federal district court erred in granting summary judgment in favor of an insurer in an insurance bad faith lawsuit because genuine issues of material fact exist as to whether the insurer acted in bad faith in its handling of an automobile insurance claim against its insured, an 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel ruled Aug. 8 (Charles R. Hinson v. Titan Insurance Co., et al., No. 15-14485, 11th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 14474).