Mealey's Insurance - Plaintiffs' Extracontractual Claims Do Not Meet Twombly Standard, Judge Rules

Mealey's Insurance - Plaintiffs' Extracontractual Claims Do Not Meet Twombly Standard, Judge Rules

LAS VEGAS - The plaintiffs in a dispute over underinsured motorist (UIM) benefits "failed to plead sufficient facts to support" their bad faith and unfair trade practices claims under "modern pleadings standards," a Nevada federal judge ruled March 24, granting their insurer's motion to dismiss all of their extracontractual claims (Timothy Korhonen, et al. v. Sentinel Insurance Ltd., et al., No. 2:13-cv-00565, D. Nev.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 38321).

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