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Date: 04-13-2024

Case Style:

Spencer B. Dolence v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company

Case Number: 5:23-cv-00309

Judge: John Preston Bailey

Court: United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia (Ohio Count)

Plaintiff's Attorney:

Christopher M. Turak


Michelle L Marinacci

Defendant's Attorney: Jeffrey S. Burgess and Sabrena Olive Gillis

Description: Wheeling, West Virginia insurance law lawyer represented the Plaintiff who sued on a bad faith breach of insurance contract theory.

If the insurance company breaks its end of the contract, the company could face legal action. Each state abides by different bad faith laws. In West Virginia, the law defines “insurance bad faith” as any insurance company conduct that violates the state's statute and results in damages to the policyholder.

Outcome: 04/02/2024 12 Final Dismissal Order Other Document filed by State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company. (Gillis, Sabrena) (Entered: 04/02/2024)
04/02/2024 13 FINAL DISMISSAL ORDER: it is ORDERED, ADJUDGED and DECREED that this action be, and the same is hereby, DISMISSED with prejudice to the Plaintiff. It is further ordered that this action be removed from the active docket of this Court. Signed by District Judge John Preston Bailey on 4/2/2024. (nmm) (Entered: 04/02/2024)

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