Hennessy v. Allstate Insurance Co. is yet another district court decision involving the assignment of bad faith claims. Differing from prior decisions in the Eastern District, but consistent with Middle District opinions, this court found insurance bad faith claims assignable. The Supreme Court will be deciding this issue in Allstate Property and Casualty Insurance Company v. Jared Wolfe, No. 39 MAP 2014.
Date of Decision: April 14, 2014
Hennessy v. Allstate Ins. Co., CIVIL ACTION NO. 13-6594, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 51066 (E. D. Pa. April 14, 2014) (Stengel, J.)