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Ibieta v. Allstate Fire and Casualty Insurance Co.

Court: WD Tx  06/16/2020  Federal District Court Rejects Request to Reopen UIM Case

The Western District of Texas previously had granted an insurer's motion to dismiss the UIM dispute because of the insured's failure to satisfy the federal pleading standards. The insured's attempt to reopen the case, however, was rejected by the Court because the insured did not respond to the motion to dismiss or amend its pleading within fourteen days of the court's order granting the dismissal, instead waiting more than 100 days after the case was dismissed to seek relief and have the case reopened.

automobile liability insurance policy, underinsured motorist, UIM, motion to dismiss, motion for relief from judgment, Rule 60(b)(1)

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