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20TH CENTURY INS. CO. v. SUPERIOR COURT (AHLES), B147464

Code of Civil Procedure 340.9, which revived insurance claims arising out of the Northridge earthquake of 1994 that previously had been barred by the applicable statute of limitations, extends to tort claims for bad faith, as well as breach of contract actions.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 07/24/2001
  • Published 07/24/2001

Judges

  • CROSKEY, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  •  Horvitz & Levy, Lisa J. Perrochet and David S. Ettinger, Encino;  Even, Crandall, Wade, Lowe & Gates, James L. Crandall and Michael J. McGuire, Irvine, for Petitioner., Dale E. Washington, Long Beach, for Real Party in Interest., Shernoff, Bidart, & Darras, William M. Shernoff, Michael J. Bidart, Claremont, and Jeffrey Isaac Ehrlich for Consumer Attorneys of California, United Policyholders, Consumer Federation of California, Congress of California Seniors, Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights, and California Public Interest Research Group as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Real Party in Interest Linda Ahles., Quisenberry & Kabateck, Brian S. Kabateck, Suzanne Havens Beckman and Heather M. Mason, Los Angeles, for Consumer Attorneys of California, United Policyholders, Consumer Federation of California, Congress of California Seniors, Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights, and California Public Interest Research Group as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Real Party in Interest Linda Ahles.

  • For Appellees:
  •  No appearance for Respondent.
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