Category archive: Fire and Arson

Summary Judgment Appropriate Absent Affirmative Misconduct to Support a Bad Faith Finding

Summary:  Metropolitan Property & Casualty Insurance Company (Metropolitan) denied Calvin’s residential fire loss claim contending the policy was void because of material misrepresentations on the application and in the claims process. Metropolitan also claimed that it was an arson fire for which Calvin was responsible. Calvin counterclaimed alleging breach of contract, slander, tort of outrage,…


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