Mealey's Insurance - Insurer's Refusal To Settle Does Not Constitute Bad Faith, Judge Rules

Mealey's Insurance - Insurer's Refusal To Settle Does Not Constitute Bad Faith, Judge Rules

LAS VEGAS - An insurer did not act in bad faith by failing to accept a settlement offer within the limits of an insured's bodily injury provision for her automobile insurance policy for another driver injured in an auto accident, a federal judge in Nevada ruled Aug. 19, granting summary judgment (Jesse Kalberer v. American Family Mutual Insurance Co., No. 13-2278, D. Nev.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 115047).

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