Judge: Lack Of Question Of Federal Law Requires Remand Of Bad Faith Suit
Mealey's (October 11, 2016, 2:04 PM EDT) -- JACKSON, Miss. — Remand of an insurance breach of contract and bad faith lawsuit to state court is proper because an insurer failed to show that a substantial question of federal law exists, a federal judge in Mississippi ruled Oct. 9 (State of Mississippi, ex. rel. Jim Hood, Attorney General for the State of Mississippi, v. State Farm Fire and Casualty Co., No. 15-374, S.D. Miss.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 140218).
(Order available. Document #07-161024-001R.)
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