Myers v. GEICO General Insurance Company

Filing 25

ORDER granting 16 Motion for Partial Summary Judgment. Signed by Judge D. P. Marshall Jr. on 10/14/2016. (jak)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS WESTERN DIVISION CASEY MYERS v. PLAINTIFF No. 4:15-cv-259-DPM GEICO GENERAL INSURANCE COMPANY DEFENDANT ORDER Casey Myers and GEICO have a dispute about her underinsured coverage. Myers submitted bills to her insurance company but GEICO hasn't paid them. Myers believes and claims this amounts to bad faith. It does not. The governing Arkansas law is strict. Because Myers hasn't offered evidence that GEICO acted dishonestly, maliciously, or oppressively, her claim fails as a matter of law. Aetna Casualty & Surety Co. v. Broadway Arms Corp., 281 Ark. 128, 133, 664 S.W.2d 463, 465 (1984). GEICO's motion for partial summary judgment, NQ 16, is granted. So Ordered. D.P. Marshall Jf United States District Judge I'/ odol.M_ J..0/t.,

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