Mathis vs. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company

Year: 1998
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
Case Number: 98-36001

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.

UP’s brief was written pro bono by David A. Paige, Esq., Eugene R. Anderson, Esq., Lee M. Epstein, Esq. of Anderson Kill & Olick, PC, Calvin C. Thur, Esq. of Thur & O’Sullivan, and Amy Bach, Esq.


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Date: June 21, 2024