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Date: 02-14-2023

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Dean Frost v. Unum Life Insurance Company of America

Case Number: 1:21-cv-00269

Judge: Charles E. Atchley, Jr.

Court: United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee (Hamilton County)

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Defendant's Attorney: James T Williams, IV and Russ Swafford

Description: Chattanooga, Tennessee insurance law lawyer represented Plaintiff who sued Defendant on a bad faith breach of contract theory claiming more than $75,000 in damages as a direct result.

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Insurance companies in Tennessee have a legal obligation, under Tennessee Code § 56-7-105, to act in good faith. In essence, this means the insurer is required to accept valid claims so that the insured can receive the benefit provided by their contract.

Outcome: 02/14/2023 58 MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER granting in part and denying in part 45 Motion to Strike 45 MOTION to Strike 40 Reply to Response to Motion,,, Regarding Section B of Plaintiff's Reply or, Alternatively, to Grant Leave to File Sur-Reply, 26 MOTION to Determine Extent of Deference , 30 MOTION for Summary Judgment Judgment on the ERISA record ; denying 26 Motion ; denying 30 Motion for Summary Judgment. A separate judgment shall enter. Signed by District Judge Charles E Atchley, Jr on 2/14/2023. (DJH) (Entered: 02/14/2023)
02/14/2023 59 JUDGMENT The Honorable Charles E. Atchley, Jr., United States District Judge, having denied theMotion for Judgment on the ERISA Record [Doc. 30] filed by Plaintiff Dean Frost,It is ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that this action be, and hereby is, DISMISSED. Signed by District Judge Charles E Atchley, Jr on 2/14/2023. (DJH) (Entered: 02/14/2023)

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