CONNECTICUT INSURANCE LAW – Superior Court refuses to reduce $1.5 million award for insurer’s failure to pay claim

2014-11-03 | Joseph M. Busher
jmbusher@jacksonokeefe.com

Category: Insurance

Joseph M. Busher

Following a house fire, the insurer denied the claim, concluding the fire was arson, and urged the fire marshal to change the his conclusion as to the cause of accident from accidental to arson.  In the insured’s claim against the insurer, the jury awards $504,346 for breach of contract and $1 million for negligent infliction of emotional distress.  The Superior Court refuses to set aside or reduce the verdict.  Riley v. Travelers, 9/26/14

If you have a possible claim, you will need to review your options timely. For assistance, call the attorneys at Jackson O’Keefe now at (860) 278-4040.

With offices in Southington and Wethersfield, as well as satellite offices in East Haddam, Bloomfield and Farmington, our lawyers strive to meet the needs of area residents, making getting your legal services easier than ever.  Call us now to speak with us about your case.  860 278 4040

 

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