Conclusory Allegations Doom Claim In Bad Faith Suit, Magistrate Judge Rules

Mealey's (June 10, 2016, 12:29 PM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — Dismissal of a bad faith claim in an insurance breach of contract and bad faith lawsuit is proper because an insured has provided only conclusory allegations in making her claims against the insurer, a federal magistrate judge in Pennsylvania ruled June 8 (Mary Camp v. New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Co., No. 16-1087, E.D. Pa.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 74496).

(Opinion available. Document #07-160613-055Z.)

Mary Camp was involved in an automobile accident with an underinsured motorist (UIM) and suffered serious and permanent injury as a...
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