September 2014 Bad Faith Cases: National Flood Insurance Act Preempts State Bad Faith Law Claims (New Jersey Federal)

In Damiano v. Harleysville Insurance Company, the court ruled that the National Flood Insurance Act preempted state bad faith law claims against an insurer.

Date of Decision:  July 17, 2014

Damiano v. Harleysville Ins. Co., Civil Action No. 3:13-cv-07239-FLW-LHG, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 97988 (D.N.J. July 17, 2014) (Wolfson, J.)