Insurer Must Produce Attorney Billing Records In Auto Accident Contractual Suit
Mealey's (November 9, 2016, 1:07 PM EST) -- LAS VEGAS — An insurer’s attorney billing records in an underlying lawsuit over auto accident liability claims may be material to contractual and bad faith claims in the related coverage dispute, a Nevada federal magistrate judge ruled Nov. 4, granting in part the claimants’ motion to compel (Melinda Booth Dogra, et al. v. Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Co., No. 2:14-cv-01841, D. Nev.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 154121).
(Order available. Document #68-161110-021R.)
However, the magistrate declined to order production of records from other court cases that the...