Insured Failed To Show Insurer Engaged In Unreasonable Investigation, Judge Rules
Mealey's (June 3, 2016, 9:37 AM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A federal district court did not err in granting summary judgment in favor of an insurer in an insurance bad faith lawsuit because an insured failed to show that the insurer engaged in an unreasonable investigation of the insured’s claim for underinsured motorist benefits, a Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel ruled May 26 (George Morello v. AMCO Insurance Co., No. 14-16219, 9th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 9662).