Source: Yahoo News
The jury in this case was obviously outraged by the insurance company's bad-faith conduct, as shown by the $32 million in punitive damages assessed. That sum will be reduced at least to $10 million, because Montana has a punitive damage cap. But the insurance company appears to have got what it deserved for terminating the benefits on a 90-year old woman and claiming that her Alzheimer's had improved so much that she no longer qualified for coverage.
Lexington, Kentucky bad-faith insurance lawyer Robert Abell represents individuals and families in disputes with insurance companies; contact him at 859-254-7076.