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Mealey's Insurance - Amount-In-Controversy Requirement Not Met In Bad Faith, Auto Dispute

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - A New Mexico federal judge on Jan. 10 remanded a bad faith suit filed against an auto insurer that denied an insured's uninsured motorist claim after determining that the insurer failed to prove that the amount in controversy exceeds the federal jurisdictional minimum requirement of $75,000 (Ismael Acosta Yanez v. State Farm Fire and Casualty Co., No. 19-546, D. N.M., 2020 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 4384).
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