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The amici curiae will address the following question:
Whether in relying on the probability that State Farm would escape liability for underpayment of first-party claims — rather than the probability that State Farm would escape liability for third-party bad faith — the Utah Supreme Court misapplied deterrence theory and thereby mistakenly approved an irrational and excessive punitive damages jud gment.
<a href="http://www.cse.org/reports/amicus_brief_statefarm.pdf">Click here</a> for the complete amicus brief in PDF format.</p>