Improper Investigation Claim Sufficiently Supports Bad Faith Claim, Judge Finds

Improper Investigation Claim Sufficiently Supports Bad Faith Claim, Judge Finds

HARRISBURG, Pa. - A plaintiff in an uninsured motorist (UM) dispute sufficiently alleged that his insurer failed to properly investigate his claim prior to denying it, a Pennsylvania federal judge held Sept. 26, denying the insurer's motion to dismiss the insured's bad faith claim (Patrick D. Pauling v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co., No. 1:13-cv-01348, M.D. Pa.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 137950).

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