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MID-CENTURY INS. EXCH. v. DAIMLER-CHRYSLER CORP., A093687

If an insurer pays the policy limits on a potential claim against its insured in return for a complete release of all claims, Code of Civil Procedure 877.6 bars a later bid for equitable indemnity against other tortfeasors who enter into good faith settlements with the injured party after litigation commences against them.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 10/26/2001
  • Published 10/26/2001

Judges

  • REARDON, Acting P.J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  •  Maguire & Gahan, Daniel G. Maguire, San Rafael, Counsel for appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Becherer, Kannett & Schweitzer, Mark S. Kannett, Stephen M. Levine, Emeryville, Counsel for respondent.
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