Plaintiff v. Allstate Insurance Company

Melissa Aura Keiko Odama

Case Conclusion Date:November 17, 2011

Practice Area:Personal Injury

Outcome:Verdict $235,000

Description:Plaintiff sued her own insurance company for bad faith and under the Insurance Fair Conduct Act (IFCA) when Allstate failed to make a reasonable offer to settle her UIM claim after a serious motor vehicle collision rendered her with brain injury. Plaintiff was forced to take this case to trial. Jury awarded Plaintiff a total of $15,500 in damages, which the judge trebled. Allstate was ordered to pay $190,000 in attorney fees and costs.