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CITY OF HUNTINGTON BEACH v. THE PETERSEN LAW FIRM, E029742

Where a city and its employees are sued in tort, the city is not obligated to provide its employees with a separate defense, even if there exist potential conflicts of interest between the city, the employees and the attorneys retained to defend them.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 01/24/2002
  • Published 01/24/2002

Judges

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  •  The Petersen Law Firm, Gregory G. Petersen and Larry J. Roberts for Defendants, Cross-complainants and Appellants., Woodruff, Spradlin & Smart, Thomas F. Nixon and M. Lois Bobak, Orange, for Plaintiff, Cross-defendant and Respondent., Robinson, Di Lando & Whitaker, Michael A. Di Lando and Mark Kane, Los Angeles, for Cross-defendant and Respondent.
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