Pacific Indemnity Company accused of wrongfully denying $761,000 claim stemming from an alleged break-in and robbery

By Philip Gonzales | May 21, 2018

PITTSBURGH — An individual is suing Pacific Indemnity Company for allegedly breaching an insurance contract.

Gabriel Fontana filed a complaint on April 23 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, alleging that the defendant failed to comply with its contractual obligations.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that a break-in and theft occurred on his property, which allegedly was insured by the defendant. Subsequently, the plaintiff allegedly filed a claim with the defendant for the covered loss in the amount of $761,253.38. The plaintiff holds the defendant responsible for allegedly failing to accept, approve and pay his claim.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment in his favor in the amount of $761,253.38, plus the value of additional stolen insured contents and itemized articles, interest, attorney’s fees and costs. He is represented by Matthew L. Kurzweg of Kurzweg Law Offices in Pittsburgh.

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania case number 2:18-cv-00516-MPK

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