Judge Lowers Noneconomic Damages Award To $925,000 In Bad Faith Suit

Mealey's (December 16, 2015, 2:36 PM EST) -- DENVER — A senior federal judge in Colorado on Dec. 11 granted an insurer’s motion to alter judgment in an insurance breach of contract and bad faith lawsuit, holding that pursuant to the state’s noneconomic damages cap, an insured is still entitled to more than $925,000 in damages stemming from the insurer’s bad faith failure to provide coverage under an automobile insurance policy (Kimberley Carpenter v. American Family Mutual Insurance Co., No. 13-1986, D. Colo.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 166952).

(Order available. Document #07-151221-033R.)

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