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Pennsylvania Split: Should Courts Sever Insureds’ Breach of Contract and Bad Faith Claims Against Insurers?

Dec 9, 2019

A decision by the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania highlights a split between Pennsylvania district courts regarding whether to sever breach of contract and bad faith claims brought by insureds against their insurers.

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