Failure To Settle May Support Bad Faith Claim, But Not Breach Claim, Judge Rules

Failure To Settle May Support Bad Faith Claim, But Not Breach Claim, Judge Rules

ORLANDO, Fla. - An auto insurer saw its motion to dismiss third-party claims against it partially denied on July 12 when a Florida federal judge found that disputed issues of material fact made dismissal of a bad faith claim inappropriate (Lorinda Tanaka v. GEICO General Insurance Co., No. 6:11-cv-02002, M.D. Fla.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 97628).

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