Judge Denies Insured’s Summary Judgment Motion On Bad Faith Damages Claim

(December 4, 2015, 11:43 AM EST) -- BATON ROUGE, La. — Summary judgment in favor of an insured in an insurance bad faith lawsuit is not proper because a genuine issue of material fact exists as to whether his insurer’s denial of a claim under his homeowners insurance policy was “arbitrary, capricious or without probable cause,” a federal judge in Louisiana ruled Nov. 24 (Stanley Krantz v. State Farm Fire and Casualty Co., No. 15-56, M.D. La.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 158529).

(Opinion available. Document #07-151207-033Z.)

Stanley Krantz purchased homeowners insurance from State...
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