Jury awards $6.3M to Shannen Doherty in State Farm fire suit

LOS ANGELES – A federal jury in Los Angeles awarded $6.3 million to actor Shannen Doherty on Monday in a lawsuit alleging that Condition Farm unsuccessful to fork out adequately for injury to her dwelling in a 2018 California wildfire.

The jury found that the coverage giant’s failure to pay coverage rewards for Doherty’s Malibu residence had been “unreasonable and with out correct induce.”

The verdict handles damages to Doherty’s house and house, psychological distress and attorney’s fees.

“We thank the members of the jury for their considerate thought of Shannen’s circumstance,” Doherty’s attorney Devin McRae claimed in a statement. “We are delighted they noticed the situation the way we do. This really should send a information to Condition Farm and other establishments that they really should not forget they are working with human beings.”

Doherty, the 50-yr-previous previous star of “Beverly Hills, 90210,” “Charmed” and “Heathers” uncovered in February 2020 that the breast cancer she had been diagnosed with in 2015 experienced recurred and progressed to stage 4.

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Her attorneys reported in court files that “instead of dwelling out her remaining a long time peacefully in her dwelling, Ms. Doherty remains displaced and battling with her insurance policy corporation.”

In its have assertion Monday, State Farm stated, “We empathize with Ms. Doherty’s health and fitness and would like her the finest. We are disappointed by the jury’s final decision and respectfully disagree with it. We will investigate all out there legal solutions, which includes attractive the verdict.”

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