Mealey's Insurance - Federal Judge Refuses To Dismiss Bad Faith Claim In Hurricane Isaac Coverage Suit

NEW ORLEANS - A Louisiana federal judge on June 6 found that it is premature to determine whether an insurer acted in bad faith under Louisiana Revised Statutes, denying an insurer's motion for summary judgment as to bad faith damages in a coverage dispute arising from wind and flood damage caused by Hurricane Isaac (The Estate of Amelia Marquez v. Allstate Insurance Co., No. 13-5692, E.D. La.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 77274).

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