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Mealey's Insurance - Insureds May Seek Damages In Bad Faith Suit, Federal Judge Rules

FORT PIERCE, Fla. - Dismissal of an insurance bad faith action is not proper, a Florida federal judge ruled Oct. 20, because although an insurer tendered policy limits in a prior coverage action, that does not preclude an insured from seeking damages (Deidre Levesque, et al. v. Government Employees Insurance Co., No. 15-14005, S.D. Fla.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 142295).
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