Judge: Insureds Sufficiently Pleaded Allegations To Support Counterclaims

Mealey's (March 3, 2016, 2:07 PM EST) -- SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Dismissal of counterclaims for insurance breach of contract and bad faith is not proper, a federal judge in California ruled March 1, because insureds have pleaded sufficient allegations to support their claims (Lancer Insurance Co. v. Alpha Dyno Nobel, et al., No. 14-2018, E.D. Calif.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 25450).

(Order available. Document #07-160314-063R.)

Alpha Dyno Nobel purchased a commercial general liability insurance policy from Lancer Insurance Co. for a demolition project in which Alpha supplied explosives and permits. Pacific Gas & Electric,...
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