Administrator May Owe Insured A Fiduciary Duty, Judge Rules, Denying Dismissal

Administrator May Owe Insured A Fiduciary Duty, Judge Rules, Denying Dismissal

INDIANAPOLIS - Citing state law and case law, an Indiana federal judge on Sept. 18 found that an insured seeking disability insurance coverage sufficiently stated a bad faith claim against her insurer's third-party claims administrator to survive a dismissal motion (Rebecca Heim v. Madison National Life Insurance Company Inc., et al., No. 1:13-cv-00130, S.D. Ind.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 133294).

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