Mealey's Insurance - Workers' Comp Insurer Asks 5th Circuit To Reconsider Reversal Of Bad Faith Ruling

Mealey's Insurance - Workers' Comp Insurer Asks 5th Circuit To Reconsider Reversal Of Bad Faith Ruling

NEW ORLEANS - A workers' compensation provider on Feb. 11 petitioned the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals for en banc rehearing of a panel's recent finding that Mississippi law governed an injured worker's claim, arguing that Alabama law applies and that the state's "exclusive remedy doctrine bars such claims" (Clinton Williams v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Co., No. 11-60818, 5th Cir.; 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 1726).

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