Mealey's Insurance - General Unreasonableness Allegations Do Not Support Bad Faith Claim, Judge Says

Mealey's Insurance - General Unreasonableness Allegations Do Not Support Bad Faith Claim, Judge Says

TRENTON, N.J. - An insured whose home was damaged by Superstorm Sandy has failed to make sufficient allegations that his insurer breached its duty to act in good faith, a New Jersey federal judge ruled Feb. 21, finding that general allegations that the insurer acted unreasonably did not support his claim (Edmund Beekman v. Excelsior Insurance Co., et al., No. 3:14-CV-00363, D. N.J.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 21864).

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