EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS DISMISSES PROPERTY OWNER’S BAD FAITH CLAIMS
In a brief order, Judge Clark for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas adopted the Magistrate Judge’s report granting State Farm Lloyds’ Motion for Partial Summary Judgment. In Paz v. State Farm Lloyds, 4:14CV693, 2015 WL 8329895, at *1 (E.D. Tex. Dec. 9, 2015), the Court determined that the plaintiff take nothing by his extra-contractual claims, breach of fiduciary duty, common-law fraud by negligent misrepresentation, DTPA and Texas Insurance Code causes of action under a property insurance policy.
After dismissing Plaintiff’s extra-contractual claims, the District Court noted that Plaintiff’s breach of contract claim is the only remaining claim to proceed to trial.