Bad Faith Claim Cannot Proceed Without Breach Of Contract, Federal Judge Says

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - A Kentucky federal judge on Dec. 31 granted a disability insurer's motion for summary judgment on a claimant's bad faith claim after determining that the bad faith claim cannot proceed without the breach of contract claim, which was dismissed in a prior ruling by the court (James H. Pogue v. Principal Life Insurance Co., No. 14-599, W.D. Ky., 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 222947).
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