Mealey's Insurance - Plaintiff Properly Pleaded Insurance Bad Faith Claim, Federal Judge Rules

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Dismissal of an insured's breach of contract and insurance bad faith lawsuit against her automobile insurance carrier is not warranted, a federal judge in Pennsylvania ruled July 8, because the insured has shown that the insurer failed to properly and timely pay her for covered injuries under an underinsured motorist policy (Esther R. Padilla v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co., No. 14-2102, E.D. Pa.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 92230).

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