Judge Declines To Dismiss Breach, Bad Faith Claims In Bat Removal Damages Case

Judge Declines To Dismiss Breach, Bad Faith Claims In Bat Removal Damages Case

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - A homeowner has sufficiently established that issues of material fact exist as to whether her insurer breached its contract and acted in bad faith in denying her claim related to removing bats from her home, a California federal judge ruled Oct. 18, denying the insurer's summary judgment motion (Alexandra Nicholson v. Allstate Insurance Co., No. 2:11-cv-03018, E.D. Calif.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 150394).

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