Separation Of Claims In Bad Faith Suit Not Needed, Federal Judge Rules

(January 21, 2016, 3:21 PM EST) -- ALLENTOWN, Pa. — A federal judge in Pennsylvania on Jan. 19 denied an insurer’s motion to reconsider a ruling denying its motion to separate claims in an insurance breach of contract and bad faith lawsuit, ruling that the insurer failed to show that the stay was needed (Heather Wagner, et al. v. Allstate Insurance Co., No. 14-7326, E.D. Pa.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 6364).

(Opinion available. Document #07-160125-025Z.)

Heather Wagner was involved in an automobile accident with an underinsured driver and filed a claim pursuant to...
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