Member Directory
ntl-top-100-logo-345px
Member Directory

Jury Awards $36M to a NM Family in 2017 Fatal Crash

A Santa Fe jury awarded $36 million to a Valencia County family that filed a lawsuit against an insurance company following a 2017 fatal head-on collision that took the life of a Rio Communities woman and injured her 4-year-old nephew.

Jurors found that the woman killed in the collision had purchased a $1 million State Farm insurance policy less than a week before the crash and awarded the family $12 million in damages and an additional $24 million in bad faith and breach-of-contract damages, court records show.

The $36 million award includes a $20 million punitive damage award against State Farm Automobile Insurance, according to the verdict form.

Read more at News.law

Find an Attorney

The National Trial Lawyers stands as an esteemed, exclusive association comprising top-tier trial attorneys nationwide. Whether you require a Civil Plaintiff Lawyer or a Criminal Defense Lawyer in your state, our network ensures access to premier legal expertise tailored to your needs.
Find Attorney

Read More Legal News

© Copyright 2022, All Rights Reserved | National Trial Lawyers
linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram