Crisci v. Security Insurance Co. of New Haven - Anastasia McCleary(pg 35 SATL Crisci v Security Insurance Co of New Haven Supreme Court of California

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Anastasia McCleary (pg. 35 SATL) Crisci v. Security Insurance Co. of New Haven Supreme Court of California 426 P.2d 173 (Cal. 1967) Facts The insurance company, the defendant, failed to settle an insurance claim in a previous personal injury litigation which resulted in a jury award that exceeded the Mrs. Crisci’s, the plaintiff’s policy limits. The trial court held that the defendant knew there was a rick of substantial recovery beyond the policy limits and gave more consideration to its own interest than it gave to the plaintiff’s financial interests. Procedural History In an action against The Security Insurance Company of New Haven, Connecticut, the trial court awarded Rosina Crisci $91,000 (plus interest) because she suffered a judgment in a personal injury action after Security, her insurer, refused to settle the claim. Mrs. Crisci was also awarded
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