PITTSBURGH – A Clairton couple allege an insurance company did not pay their claims after their vehicles were damaged.
John Murphy and Pamela McBride filed a complaint on Oct. 19 in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County against Government Employees Insurance Co., doing business as Geico Insurance Co., alleging bad faith and fair dealing.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that on Dec. 6, 2014, both of their parked vehicles were struck by a driver operating under the influence. The suit states both vehicles were damaged and that the plaintiffs filed a claim with the defendant, who allegedly failed to pay the claims even after a previous suit was filed by the plaintiffs.
The plaintiffs hold Government Employees Insurance Co. responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to pay the judgments plus interest.
The plaintiffs seek judgment against the defendant in an amount of more than $35,000. They are represented by Michael Balzarini of Balzarini & Watson in Pittsburgh.
Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County Case number GD-16-019777