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Tort claims against insurer dismissed because relationship governed by contract (access required)

An insured sued its insurer for conversion, breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing, fraud, and intentional misrepresentation, all arising out of the insurer’s refusal to pay the claim under the policy. Because each particular tortious breach related to a duty or an obligation that was specifically required by the contract, the ...