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A federal judge has rejected a dentist’s lawsuit against his disability insurer over its refusal to cover him for an eye injury, finding that the insurer did not act in bad faith in its claims investigation, which allegedly included procuring his golf scores in an attempt to discredit his claim.

U.S. District Judge Matthew Brann of the Middle District of Pennsylvania granted defendants Unum Group and Provident Life and Accident Insurance Co.’s motion for partial summary judgment.

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