Judge Declines To Bifurcate Bad Faith Claim In Dispute Over Quiet Title Coverage

Judge Declines To Bifurcate Bad Faith Claim In Dispute Over Quiet Title Coverage

DENVER - An insurer has "not show$(n$) a need for bifurcation" of a bad faith claim from coverage claims against it arising from a dispute over coverage of an underlying quiet title dispute, a Colorado federal judge found Sept. 27, concluding that bifurcation "would not necessarily be more convenient, expeditious, or economical" (Colorado Casualty Insurance Co. v. Infinity Land Corp., et al., No. 1:12-cv-02748, D. Colo.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 139250).

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