Mathis vs. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company
Year 1998
Court U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
Case Number 98-36001
  • Bad Faith
  • Washington

Court should unequivocally declare that the termination of an insurance company employee for refusal to engage in bad faith conduct contravenes a clear mandate of public policy and subjects the insurance company employer to liability in tort for wrongful discharge.