Judge: Defendant Failed To Show That Insurer Acted In Bad Faith

Mealey's (June 24, 2016, 10:06 AM EDT) -- HARRISBURG, Pa. — Dismissal of an insurance bad faith claim is proper, a federal judge in Pennsylvania ruled June 22, because the executrix of an estate has failed to show that an insurer acted in bad faith in denying her claim to benefits under a life insurance policy (MONY Life Insurance Co. v. Carol Snyder, f/k/a Carol Eckert, and Pamela Eckert, No. 15-2109, M.D. Pa.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 34371).

(Opinion available. Document #07-160627-034Z.)

Steve Eckert purchased a life insurance policy with a death benefit of...
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