Judge Denies Insured’s Motion To Remand Insurance Bad Faith Suit To State Court
Mealey's (February 16, 2016, 2:27 PM EST) -- LAS VEGAS — Remand of an insurance breach of contract and bad faith lawsuit is not proper, a federal judge in Nevada ruled Feb. 12, because an insurer has shown that the amount in controversy will exceed statutory limits (Kenya L. Kelly v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co., No. 15-2169, D. Nev.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 17710).
(Order available. Document #07-160222-029R.)
Kenya L. Kelly was a passenger in a car that was involved in an accident with a hit-and-run driver, and incurred medical bills in...