Bad Faith, Emotional Distress Claims Barred By State Law, Mich. Federal Judge Says

Bad Faith, Emotional Distress Claims Barred By State Law, Mich. Federal Judge Says

DETROIT - In the second dispute between a policyholder and his disability insurance provider, a Michigan federal judge on Sept. 20 again found that state law did not permit the insured to bring a bad faith claim related to the alleged denial of benefits (Joseph L. Burns v. Unum Group, No. 2:13-cv-11040, E.D. Mich.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 134654).

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