Good Faith Claim Dropped From Fidelity, Ford Suit

Law360, New York (May 22, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has dismissed one claim from a suit by Fidelity & Guaranty Insurance Co. against Ford Motor Co. alleging Ford had the duty to defend and indemnify one of its dealerships in a product liability suit, ruling that the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing is not applicable to the case.

In an order signed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Judge Gregory A. Presnell partially granted Ford's motion to dismiss two of the five counts...
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