Panel: Plaintiffs Did Not Show That Insurer Refused To Settle In Bad Faith Suit
Mealey's (May 19, 2016, 2:11 PM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A federal district court did not err in granting an insurer’s motion for summary judgment in an insurance bad faith lawsuit because plaintiffs failed to show that the insurer refused to settle the claim, a Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel ruled May 16 (Matthew Grayson, et al. v. Allstate Insurance Co., No. 14-55959, 9th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 8946).
(Opinion available. Document #07-160523-027Z.)
Matthew Grayson was involved in an automobile accident in which Gabriel L. Peper struck Grayson’s motorcycle, causing...