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CENTENNIAL INS. CO. v. US FIRE INS. CO., A090305

Where multiple insurance companies owe a duty to defend a single insured, courts have discretion to apportion the defense costs among them and such decisions are reviewed under the abuse of discretion standard.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/30/2001
  • Published 03/30/2001

Judges

  • McGUINESS, P.J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  •  Burnham Brown,Gary R. Selvin, Oakland, and Keri L. Faseler, Sacramento, for Plaintiff, Cross-defendant and Appellant., Branson, Brinkop, Griffith & Strong, Thomas A. Branson, Harry Griffith, Matthew S. Foy and John Campo, for Defendant, Cross-complainant and Respondent.
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