Top Court To Review Punitive DamagesWashington

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to review the constitutionality of a $145 million punitive damage award assessed against State Farm.

In State Farm v. Campbell, the Bloomington, Ill.-based insurer is seeking to overturn a Utah Supreme Court decision imposing the award for allegedly handling a claim in bad faith and for intentional infliction of emotional distress.

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