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City of Watsonville v. Corrigan, H030054

In indeminity action arising from suits for damages related to soil instability on property purchased from respondents and others, judgment against city on the ground that respondents had no duty to reimubrse the city, is reversed as the contract, construed in accordance with Civil Code section 2778, did not require the city to tender its defense to respondents.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 04/23/2007
  • Published 04/23/2007


  • ELIA, J.


  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellant:
  • Grunsky, Ebey, Farrar & Howell, Frederick H. Ebey and Leslie J. Karst, Watsonville, for Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Newman, Marcus & Clarenbach and Edward W. Newman, Capitola, for Patrick T. Corrigan and Jill A. Corrigan, Respondents., Law Offices of John H. McSpadden and John H. McSpadden, Capitola, for Michael K. Tansy, Respondent.
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