Mealey's Insurance - Judge: Insureds' Breach Of Contract Claim Is Barred By Statute Of Limitations

PHILADELPHIA - The one-year statute of limitations in a homeowners insurance policy precludes insureds' breach of contract claim against their insurer regarding denied coverage for losses sustained from water damage, a Pennsylvania federal judge ruled July 11, also dismissing a bad faith claim (Paul Leitner and Domenica Leitner v. Allstate Insurance Co., No. 11-7377, E.D. Pa.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 95071).

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