Insured’s Claims Properly Dismissed As Time-Barred, 5th Circuit Panel Rules
Mealey's (November 19, 2015, 1:03 PM EST) -- NEW ORLEANS — A Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Nov. 6 ruled that a federal district court did not err in granting summary judgment in favor of an insurer in an insurance bad faith lawsuit because an insured’s claims were time-barred pursuant to the relevant statute of limitations (Mario Fernandez v. Mutual of Omaha Insurance Co., No. 14-20687, 5th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 19458).
(Opinion available. Document #07-151123-025Z.)
Mario Fernandez purchased a “Non-Cancellable and Guaranteed Continuable Disability Income Policy” from Aetna Life...