Judge: Insurance Agent Improperly Joined In Bad Faith Lawsuit

Mealey's (January 12, 2016, 8:59 AM EST) -- JACKSON, Miss. — A federal judge in Mississippi denied a third party’s motion to remand an insurance bad faith lawsuit to state court on Jan. 7, ruling that remand is not proper because the third party improperly joined an insurance agent in the action (Michael F. Macke, et al. v. American General Life Insurance Co., formerly d/b/a The Old Line Life Insurance Co. of New York, et al., No. 15-853, S.D. Miss.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 1707).

(Opinion available. Document #07-160125-001Z.)

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