Panel: Jury Lacked Evidence To Determine Whether Insurer Act In Bad Faith
(October 7, 2016, 7:56 AM EDT) -- ATLANTA — A state court jury did not have the evidence required to determine whether an insurer acted in bad faith in failing to provide its insured with the policy limits sought in an uninsured motorist claim dispute, an 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel ruled Sept. 30 (Catherine S. Cadle v. GEICO General Insurance Co., No. 15-1128, 11th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 17691).
(Opinion available. Document #07-161010-030Z.)
The panel also ruled that a federal judge did not err in lowering the jury’s verdict...