Mealey's Insurance - Bad Faith Claim Abated In Underinsured Motorist Dispute Pending Liability Finding

Mealey's Insurance - Bad Faith Claim Abated In Underinsured Motorist Dispute Pending Liability Finding

MIAMI - Because there has not yet been a determination of an auto insurer's liability in a dispute over underinsured motorist (UIM) benefits, a Florida federal judge on April 9 opted to abate an insured's bad faith claim against the insurer until the coverage matter is resolved (Luis Perez, et al. v. General Insurance Company of America, No. 1:14-cv-20009, S.D. Fla.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 49059).

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