Insured’s Breach Of Contract, Bad Faith Claims Are Untimely, 9th Circuit Affirms

Mealey's (September 15, 2015, 10:56 AM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — The Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Sept. 14 ruled that an insured’s breach of contract and bad faith claims against her insurer are not timely, affirming a lower court’s ruling in favor of an insurer in a coverage dispute arising from rainstorm damage and “malicious mischief” claims (Rejeanne Bernier v. Travelers Property Casualty Insurance Company Inc., et al., No. 12-56126, 9th Cir.).

(Memorandum available. Document #51-150917-008Z.)

Rejeanne Bernier filed a claim with Travelers Property Casualty Insurance Co. for damage to her...
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