Case Conclusion Date: 11.14.2003
Practice Area: Lawsuits and disputes
Outcome: $1,023,147 Verdict for Plaintiffs
Description: After a two-week trial, a federal jury in Baltimore has awarded more than $1 million to a Maryland couple whose insurance carrier refused to pay after their house burned down. Mutual Benefit Insurance Company claimed that the couple falsely inflated the amount of their losses, but the jury found otherwise and ordered the insurer to pay Plaintiffs the sum of $1,023,147. This award was unanimously affirmed by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. See http://www.kramerslaw.com/insurance/insurance-claims/federal-appeals-court-affirms-million-dollar-insurance-verdict.