Insurance – Bad Faith, Claims Handling

$8 million verdict for insurance bad faith after elderly man’s home is destroyed by fire. Los Angeles County.

Insurance company delayed and low-balled payment for re-building of home after fire; also intervened in plaintiff's case against a separate defendant, attempting to recover more for itself at plaintiff's expense.

  • Case Name: Robert Christopher v. Residence Mutual Insurance Company
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Thursday, March 15, 2012

Child hit by car after leaving ice cream truck; ice cream seller said negligent. $21.1 million verdict. Fresno County.

Ice cream truck vendor said contributorily negligent for girl's catastrophic injury; $1 million policy is opened up.

  • Case Name: Moua v. Vardayan, Akers
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Tuesday, January 09, 2007