Judge Finds Colorado Bad Faith Statute Supports Plaintiff's First-Party Claims

Judge Finds Colorado Bad Faith Statute Supports Plaintiff's First-Party Claims

DENVER - A Colorado federal judge on Nov. 25 declined to reconsider his previous finding that a plaintiff brought his bad faith claims as a first-party claimant, per the state's bad faith statute, while reaffirming that the moving insurer was severally liable for the plaintiff's duty to defend in an underlying construction defects lawsuit (D.R. Horton Inc., et al. v. Mountain States Mutual Casualty Co., No. 1:12-cv-01080, D. Colo.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 167233).

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