Roger W. Goff v. Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company

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Plaintiff Roger W. Goff appeals the circuit court's order dismissing without prejudice one defendant, Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, pursuant to Rule 12(b)(6). The court ruled that as the primary beneficiary of a life insurance policy sold by Penn Mutual, plaintiff is neither a first party nor a third party claimant against the company, thus plaintiff has no cause of action for common law bad faith or statutory unfair trade practices.