Mealey's Insurance - Reduction Of Benefits Due To Misstated Age Is Not Bad Faith, Judge Rules

Mealey's Insurance - Reduction Of Benefits Due To Misstated Age Is Not Bad Faith, Judge Rules

DENVER - A life insurance provider acted within a policy's provisions when it adjusted payment of death benefits to account for the misstated age of the named insured, a Colorado federal judge found April 25, dismissing breach of contract and bad faith claims against the insurer (Trenson L. Byrd v. Conseco Life Insurance Co., No. 1:12-cv-02455, D. Colo.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 57962).

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