Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Matthew B.F. Biren, Matthew B.F. Biren and Associates, Los Angeles, California, for plaintiff-appellant.
Edmont T. Barrett, Los Angeles, California, for plaintiff-appellant.
Gary Gleb, Horvitz & Levy, Encino, California, Lance Orloff, Daniels, Baratta & Fine, Los Angeles, California for defendant-appellee.
Before: FLETCHER, BEEZER, and KLEINFELD, Circuit Judges.
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
KLEINFELD, Circuit Judge:
We consider two issues: what constitutes compliance with the amount-in-controversy requirement where state law prohibits setting out of a monetary ad damnum in the complaint and whether judgment on the pleadings disallowing an insurance bad faith claim was proper.
Mr. Singer was injured in an automobile accident with an uninsured driver. He owned a State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company policy, with...
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