$10 Million Jury Verdict Against Insurance Company Refused to Pay for Storm Damage
Insurance company failed to pay for damage to insured’s barn after it was damaged in a storm. Insurance company denied coverage. Jury held insurance company liable for bad faith and award $9 million in punitive damages.
We tend to think of health crises as something to which the U.S. health care system only responds, such as a sudden uptick in infections like Zika or Ebola. But sometimes there are crises for which the system itself bears some responsibility in the f…