Wilson v. 21st Century Ins. Co., B180323
Summary judgment for defendant-insurer in an action for breach of contract and tortious bad faith in adjusting plaintiff-s underinsured motorist claim is reversed where triable issues of fact existed as to whether defendant failed to thoroughly investigate and evaluate plaintiff's claim, and plaintiff was entitled to additional discovery.
- Decided 01/30/2006
- Published 01/31/2006
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellant:
- Hall & Bailey and Donald R. Hall, Tustin, for Plaintiff and Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- Horvitz & Levy, Barry R. Levy, Bradley S. Pauley, Encino; Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith and N. David Lyons, Los Angeles, for Defendant and Respondent.