Jury Trial Win – Jenkins

July 2017

Jenkins, Kirkham, Ling, & Seyler Ranch, LLC v. State Farm Fire And Casualty Company, Civil Action 15-cv-02691-CMA, United States District Court, District of Colorado. This case involved allegations of substantial water damage as a result of frozen pipes.  The issue was whether the alleged damage occurred during the State Farm policy period.  Plaintiffs alleged breach of contract, unreasonable delay/denial, and bad faith.  Plaintiffs sought more than $785,000 at trial, plus interest and attorney fees. The damages sought included damage to the dwelling – $130,582.00, damage to personal property – $9,223.00, additional living expenses – $106,200, water remediation – $14,582, electric repairs – $1,347, and more than $500,000 in alleged unreasonable denial of claim damages. Marc Levy and Jami Maul won a complete defense verdict at trial.