Judge: Insured Failed To Provide Insurer Sufficient Notice Of Bad Faith Claim
Mealey's (October 3, 2016, 11:00 AM EDT) -- ALBANY, Ga. — A Georgia federal judge on Sept. 30 found that an insured did not satisfy a statutory prerequisite demand requirement by failing to provide sufficient notice of a bad faith claim or litigation to its insurer before filing its initial complaint, granting the insurer’s motion for summary judgment as to the bad faith claim (Foliar Nutrients Inc., et al. v. Nationwide Agribusiness Insurance Co., No. 14-75, M.D. Ga.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 135327).
(Order available. Document #13-161006-058R.) On May 10, 2013, Big Bend Agri-Services...