Published: December 1, 2014

Stanford v. National Grange Ins. Co., Civil Action No. 11-7144 (E.D. Pa. Nov. 3, 2014).

Eastern District of Pennsylvania grants insurer’s motion for summary judgment on bad faith claim in dispute over payment of proceeds under a claim for uninsured motorist benefits.

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Published: November 1, 2014

Cadle v. Geico Gen. Ins. Co., No. 6:13-CV-1591-ORL-31G, 2014 WL 4983746 (M.D. Fla. Oct. 6, 2014).

Middle District of Florida fi nds that insured’s bad faith claim for fi rst-party failure to settle could not properly be resolved at the summary judgment stage, noting that such claims can rarely be resolved as a matter of law.

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Published: August 1, 2014

Lewison v. W. Nat’l Mut. Ins. Co., Civ. No. 13-4031-KES, 2014 WL 3573403 (D.S.D. July 21, 2014).

The District of South Dakota grants in part and denies in part an insurer’s motion for summary judgment on two plaintiffs’ bad faith claims, where one plaintiff’s entitlement to benefits was “fairly debatable” at the time of the denial and the other plaintiff’s claim was denied for reasons the insurer knew to be false.

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