Drivers' Suit Against Insurer Over Car Value Revived

Law360, New York (March 19, 2010, 3:31 PM EDT) -- A state appellate court has reversed a ruling of summary judgment against a Pierce County, Wash., man who accused Farmers Insurance Company of Washington of breach of contract and bad faith in a class action after the insurer failed to pay him for the diminished value of his damaged car.

Named plaintiff David Moeller could reasonably expect under his policy to recover payment from Farmers for the diminished value of his car, according to a ruling on Tuesday in the Court of Appeals of the state...
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