Mealey's Insurance - County's Bad Faith Claim In Hurricane Damages Suit Dismissed As Duplicative

Mealey's Insurance - County's Bad Faith Claim In Hurricane Damages Suit Dismissed As Duplicative

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - Finding that a New York county's bad faith claim against its insurer was "inherently tied to [its] breach of contract claim" and based on the insurer's same alleged failure to perform contractual duties, a New York federal judge on May 14 dismissed the bad faith claim as duplicative (County of Orange v. The Travelers Indemnity Co., No. 7:13-cv-06790, S.D. N.Y.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 66451).

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