Judge Says Severing Breach Of Contract, Extracontractual Claims Is Warranted

(December 13, 2019, 2:15 PM EST) -- DALLAS — A Texas federal judge on Dec. 10 granted a homeowners insurer’s motion to sever extracontractual claims from a breach of contract claim after determining that trying the breach of contract claim with the extracontractual claims could be prejudicial to the homeowners insurer (Tammy Kea, et al., v. Meridian Security Insurance Co., No. 19-2017, N.D. Texas, 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 213040)....

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