Applying California Law, Judge Denies Dismissal Of Bad Faith Counterclaim

Applying California Law, Judge Denies Dismissal Of Bad Faith Counterclaim

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A Florida federal judge on Aug. 22 determined that California law governed a dispute over coverage for a Florida personal injury and, thus, bad faith is a viable counterclaim, denying an insurer's motion to dismiss (Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. v. Festival Fun Parks LLC, et al., No. 0:12-cv-62212, S.D. Fla.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 119440).

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