Print PDF

Sheppard Mullin Obtains Another State Fund Win

06.16.2005

Partner Jim Burgess represented State Fund in an eight-day jury trial in Santa Barbara in an insurance bad faith and breach of contract case. The plaintiff sought compensatory damages, attorneys' fees and punitive damages of an unspecified amount. Before trial, the Plaintiff demanded $250,000. On May 9, the jury returned a unanimous defense verdict on the tortious bad faith claim and a near-unanimous verdict on the breach of contract claim. Associates Jade Zike, Chad Levy, Matt Erwin, Sascha Henry and J.P. Jassy provided assistance prior to trial.

Jump to Page

By scrolling this page, clicking a link or continuing to browse our website, you consent to our use of cookies as described in our Cookie and Advertising Policy. If you do not wish to accept cookies from our website, or would like to stop cookies being stored on your device in the future, you can find out more and adjust your preferences here.