Hanstad v. Truck Ins. Exch. (Sept. 10, 2002, B143750) 2002 WL 31045505 [nonpublished opinion]

The Court of Appeal reversed a $40 million punitive damage award against GMSR’s client in an insurance bad faith case, holding that the trial court improperly usurped the jury’s role in determining whether the managing agent of the insurance company committed or ratified alleged tortious conduct.

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