Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Burke, Williams & Sorensen, Richard R. Terzian, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, John J. Swenson, Sherrill L. Johnson, Kight & Sutton and James M. Sutton, Jr., for Defendants and Appellants.
Stockdale, Peckham, Estes & Werner and David C. Werner for Plaintiff and Respondent.
Court of Appeals of California, Second District, Division Three.
Defendants and Appellants Aetna Life Insurance Company (Aetna) and Blue Chip Stamps (Blue Chip) appeal from a judgment awarding plaintiff and respondent Annette Paulfrey (Paulfrey) compensatory and punitive damages for bad faith breach of an insurance contract.
The trial court improperly granted Paulfrey's motion for a directed verdict; we therefore reverse the judgment and remand the case for further proceedings...
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