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Pilimai v. Farmers Ins. Exch. Co., C047483

An insurance company is liable for Code of Civil Procedure section 998 penalties even when the costs, added to a judgment for compensatory damages, exceed total policy limits.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/28/2005
  • Published 03/28/2005


  • ROBIE, J.


  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellant:
  • Clayeo C. Arnold and Anthony M. Ontiveros, Sacramento;  and Leslie M. Mitchell for Plaintiff and Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Rust, Armenis, Schwartz, Lamb & Bills and Brian Turner for Defendant and Respondent.
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