Mealey's Insurance - Pre-Existing Condition, Job Review Made Settlement Offer Reasonable, Judge Says

SCRANTON, Pa. - In light of an underinsured motorist (UIM) claimant's medical conditions that pre-existed her auto accident and positive job reviews after the accident, a Pennsylvania federal judge on Jan. 22 held that her insurer's settlement offer and investigation could not be seen as unreasonable, granting summary judgment to the insurer on a bad faith claim against it (Karen and Stanley Miezejewski v. Infinity Auto Insurance Co., No. 3:12-cv-01000, M.D. Pa.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 7425)

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