Judge Denies Insured’s Motion To Remand Bad Faith Suit To State Court

Mealey's (September 2, 2016, 12:18 PM EDT) -- LAS VEGAS — An insurer’s removal of an insurance breach of contract and bad faith lawsuit to federal court was timely, and the insurer proved that the amount in controversy exceeded statutory limits, a federal judge in Nevada ruled Aug. 30 in denying an insured’s motion to remand (Susan R. Montoya v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co., No. 16-1530, D. Nev.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 116434).

(Order available. Document #07-160912-027R.)

Susan R. Montoya purchased an automobile insurance policy from State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co....
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