02/19/2013 05:40:32 PM EST
Insurer, Driver Denied Summary Judgment In Underinsured Motorist Dispute
TACOMA, Wash. - Although a Washington federal judge on Feb. 13 found that a policyholder failed to establish bad faith under three asserted grounds to merit judgment as a matter of law in his favor, the judge also held that bad faith cannot be ruled out completely until it is determined whether the insured was entitled to any underinsured motorist (UIM) coverage under his policy (Kevin Mann v. GEICO General Insurance Co., No. 2:12-cv-00909, W.D. Wash.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 19515).
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