Bad Faith-Malodor: Did a pervasive urine odor render a mansion unlivable?
The owners of a 14,000 square foot Arizona home alleged it was unlivable due to a pervasive urine odor only they and their friends could smell. Despite spending hundreds of thousands of dollars trying to mitigate the odor, $1.8 million in alternative living expenses, and offering to buy the home, the plaintiffs demanded their insurance carrier raze and rebuild the structure. The carrier refused. What was the jury’s decision?Download Case Study