Stuart H. Schultz Shareholder

Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation
Professional Liability

 

Mr. Schultz has tried cases in multiple areas, including employment, product liability, legal malpractice, automobile, premises liability, insurance bad faith, divorce, contract disputes, and HOA claims.

Professional Associations & Memberships

Utah Defense Association

Fee Arbitration Committee, Utah State Bar, 1987-1988 and 2004-present

Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Rules of Professional Conduct, 1988-1995 and 2002-2014.

Professional Recognitions

“AV” rated with Martindale-Hubbell

“Outstanding Lawyers of America Award”, 2003

Recognized in Utah Business Magazine’s “Utah Legal Elite”

Mountain States Super Lawyers, 2014-2016

Visiting professor in civil litigation at Dnipropetrovsk State University for Internal Affairs in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine, October 10-21, 2011, and at Belarusian

State University in Minsk, Belarus October/November 2012.

Reported Cases

Research-Planning, Inc. v. Bank of Utah, 690 P.2d 1130 (Utah 1984)

Blackhurst v. Transamerica Ins. Co., 699 P.2d 688 (Utah 1985)

Payne v. Myers, 743 P.2d 186 (Utah 1987)

Hill v. State Farm Mut. Auto Ins. Co., 829 P.2d 142 (Utah 1992)

Heslop v. Bank of Utah, 839 P.2d 828 (Utah 1992)

GNS Partnership v. Fullmer, 873 P.2d 1157 (Utah App.1994)

Phoenix Indem. Ins. Co. v. Estate of Bell, 896 P.2d 32 (Utah App. 1995);

Chatterton v. Walker, 938 P.2d 255 (Utah 1997)

Barela v. C.R. England & Sons, Inc., 197 F.3d 1313 (10th Cir.1999)

Miller v. USAA Cas. Ins. Co., 44 P.3d 663 (Utah 2002)

Campbell v. State Farm Mut. Auto Ins. Co., 65 P.3d 1134 (Utah 2001); 153 L. Ed. 2d 158, 122 S. Ct 2326 (2003)

State Farm Mut. Auto Ins. Co. v. DeHerrera, 145 P.3d 1172 (Utah App. 2006)

Borghetti v. Sys. & Computer Tech., 199 P.3d 907 (Utah 2008)

Iverson v. State Farm Mut. Ins. Co., 256 P.3d 222 (Utah 2011)

McArthur v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 274 P.3d 981 (Utah 2012)

Berendes v. GEICO Casualty Company, 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 9806 (10th Cir. May 16, 2013) (unpublished).

Hi-Country Property Rights Group v. Emmer, 304 P.3d 851, 2013 UT 33 (Utah 2013)

Willey v. Bugden, 318 P.3d 757, 2013 UT App 297 (Utah App. 2013)

Stuart H. Schultz