Monday, January 18, 2016

Post-Koken Severance and Stay of Bad Faith Claim Decision Out of Philadelphia

In a January 7, 2016 Order without Opinion in the case of Arabatlian v. American Southern Insurance Company¸ Feb. term, 2015, No. 3325, Commerce Program, Control No: 15112981 (C.P. Phila. Co. Jan. 6, 2016 McInerney, J.), Judge McInerney of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas granted a Defendant carrier’s Motion to Sever the Plaintiff’s bad faith claim from the breach of contract and further ordered that the Plaintiffs’ claim for bad faith was stayed pending resolution of the Plaintiffs’ claim for breach of contract.    

Anyone desiring a copy of this decision may contact me at dancummins@comcast.net. 
 
I send thanks to Attorney Robert Cahall from the Wilmington, Delaware office of McCormick & Priore, P.C. for providing me with a copy of this decision.  

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