State Farm Fire & Casualty Company vs. Simmons, James and Cynthia
Year 1996
Court Texas Supreme Court
Case Number D-4095
  • Punitive Damages
  • Texas

UP brief supports Court of Appeals decision holding that (1) insurance company acted in bad faith; (2) the insurance company failed to show the policyholders burned their own home and (3) punitive damage award of two million was not excessive.