Judge Denies Motion To Strike In Insurance Bad Faith Lawsuit

Mealey's (February 23, 2016, 2:28 PM EST) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge in California on Feb. 18 denied an insurer’s motion to strike in an insurance breach of contract and bad faith lawsuit, ruling that the insurer has failed to state any viable reason for doing so (Mojdeh Hariri-Vijeh v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., No. 15-3195, N.D. Calif.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 20627).

(Order available. Document #07-160314-021R.)

Mojdeh Hariri-Vijeh filed a claim for disability benefits with her insurer, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. (MetLife), after she was diagnosed with adhesive capsulitis of the...
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