Mealey's Insurance - Panel Remands Case To Allow Insured To Show Damages For Aggravation, Inconvenience

Mealey's Insurance - Panel Remands Case To Allow Insured To Show Damages For Aggravation, Inconvenience

RICHMOND, Va. - The Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Feb. 3 ruled that a lower federal court erred when it denied an insured's former executive director the opportunity to prove consequential damages in the form of aggravation and inconvenience attributable to an insurer's breach of contract, vacating and remanding the case in part (Robert E. Graham v. National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, PA, No. 13-1517, 4th Cir.; 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 2041).

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