Judge: Insured’s Bad Faith Evidence Enough To Survive Motion To Dismiss
Mealey's (November 8, 2016, 1:35 PM EST) -- OKLAHOMA CITY — Ruling that an insured has provided enough evidence to show that its insurer unreasonably and in bad faith denied coverage for water damage and vandalism to a church, a federal judge in Oklahoma on Nov. 4 denied the insurer’s motion to dismiss the insurance bad faith claim against it (Calvary Baptist Church v. Church Mutual Insurance Co., No. 15-1283, W.D. Okla.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 153318).
(Order available. Document #07-161114-036R.)
Calvary Baptist Church (CBC) purchased property insurance from Church Mutual Insurance Co. (CMIC). ...