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.
- Decided 01/24/2002
- Published 01/24/2002
- California Court of Appeal
- 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.