Inconsistent Medical Reports Created Reasonable Claim Denial Basis, Judge Finds

LAS VEGAS - Because an insurer based its denial of an underinsured motorist (UIM) policy limit claim on doctors' reports, a Nevada federal judge on Oct. 31 found the denial reasonable and not in bad faith, granting the insurer's motion for partial summary judgment (Tara Ann Sherwin v. Infinity Auto Insurance Co., et al., No. 2:11-cv-00043, D. Nev.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 156682).

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