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SHAFER v. BERGER, KAHN, SHAFTON, MOSS, FIGLER, SIMON & GLADSTONE, B151730

An attorney, who is retained by an insurance company to provide coverage advice in a lawsuit against its insured, may be held liable to the plaintiff in that lawsuit for making a fraudulent statement about coverage.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/18/2003
  • Published 03/18/2003

Judges

  • MALLANO, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  •  Hunt Ortmann Blasco Palffy & Rossell, Inc., Craig N. Rossell and Regan A. Molatore, Pasadena, for Plaintiffs and Appellants.

  • For Appellees:
  • Ropers, Majeski, Kohn & Bentley, Susan H. Handelman and Gregory K. Storey, Santa Clara, for Defendants and Respondents.
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