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Panel: Third Party Failed To Bring Bad Faith Claim Within Statute Of Limitations

Mealey's (August 26, 2015, 9:34 AM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — A federal district court did not err in dismissing a third party’s insurance bad faith claim against an insurer because the third party’s bad faith claim was not brought within the one-year statute of limitations, a Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel ruled Aug. 21 (Michael L. Belanger v. GEICO General Insurance Co., No. 15-30018, 5th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 14793).

(Opinion available. Document #07-150831-035Z.)

Michael L. Belanger was involved in an automobile accident with a driver who was insured by...
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