Judge: Insurer’s Removal Of Bad Faith Suit Was Outside Statute Of Limitations
Mealey's (November 1, 2016, 1:27 PM EDT) -- TULSA, Okla. — Remand of an insurance bad faith suit to state court is proper because an insurer’s removal of the action based on diversity jurisdiction was done outside the one-year statute of limitations, a federal judge in Oklahoma ruled Oct. 27 (Sammi Higgins v. Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Co., No. 16-0564, N.D. Okla.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 148957).
(Opinion available. Document #07-161114-019Z.)
Sammi Higgins was a passenger in an automobile was that rear-ended by an underinsured motorist (UIM) while on the job for her employer....