Jury Awards $15.6 Million In Verdict

Mid-Continent Casualty Co. was accused of acting in bad faith concerning a fatal traffic accident claim.

Tulsa County jurors awarded $15,640,000 in damages at a civil trial based on allegations that an insurance company acted in bad faith in handling a claim that resulted from a fatal traffic accident. The jury awarded $5,640,000 in compensatory damages and $10 million in punitive damages Monday against Mid-Continent Casualty Co., an Oklahoma- based insurance company.