DIAMOND WOODWORKS, INC. v. ARGONAUT INS. CO., G027949
Judgments on breach of contract, bad faith claim, and finding of liability for fraud are affirmed. Compensatory damages based on fraud and punitive damages award, which does not comport with due process under the US Supreme Court's recent decision, State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co. v. Campbell (2003) ___ U.S. ___ [123 S.Ct. 1513] must be remitted.
- Decided 06/13/2003
- Published 06/13/2003
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellant:
- Stevens & Carlberg, Daniel P. Stevens; Rizio & Nelson and R. Shawn Nelson for Plaintiffs and Appellants.
- For Appellees:
- Horvitz & Levy, Peter Abrahams, Julie L. Woods, Encino; Murtaugh, Miller, Meyer & Nelson and Lawrence J. DiPinto, Costa Mesa, for Defendant and Appellant.