Judge: Insured Sufficiently Alleged Insurer Failed To Investigate Injury Claims

Judge: Insured Sufficiently Alleged Insurer Failed To Investigate Injury Claims

SEATTLE - Finding no evidence that an insurer "fully and fairly" investigated a policyholder's claims for injuries and expenses related to auto accidents, a Washington federal judge on Oct. 29 mostly denied the insurer's motion for summary judgment on bad faith and related state law claims against it (Richard Bird v. American Family Mutual Insurance Co., No. 2:12-cv-01553, W.D. Wash.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 155176).

Find full version on lexis Advance®
Access this news story on lexis.com®