The Pennsylvania Superior Court has upheld a ruling granting attorney fees to State Farm Insurance due to the insured’s lawyer’s “vexatious” conduct in conducting “frivolous appeals” in an insurance dispute.

In Wallace v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance, a three-judge panel consisting of Judges John Bender, Anne Lazarus and Eugene Strassburger affirmed a Philadelphia court’s arbitration award in favor of State Farm, including attorney fees, in plaintiff Ruth Wallace’s coverage dispute with the insurer.

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