Mealey's Insurance - Insurer's Settlement Offer Was Within 'Reasonable Expectations,' Judge Finds

Mealey's Insurance - Insurer's Settlement Offer Was Within 'Reasonable Expectations,' Judge Finds

PORTLAND, Ore. - Based on the documented injuries sustained by two insureds in an auto accident, an Oregon federal judge on April 1 found that their insurer's settlement offer fell within the "objectively reasonable expectations" of all involved parties, per the policy's contractual provisions, and was not evidence of bad faith (Sonia Braun-Salinas, et al. v. American Family Insurance Co., No. 3:13-cv-00264, D. Ore.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 45121).

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