Baron v. Fire Ins. Exch., H029830
Jury verdict against defendant-insurer finding that it intentionally concealed and misrepresented an important fact and unreasonably failed to investigate and pay a claim covered under a fire insurance policy is affirmed over claim that appointment of respondent as receiver for the insured property was void or at least invalid for purposes of recovering punitive damages.
- Decided 09/04/2007
- Published 09/04/2007
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellant:
- Horvitz & Levy and Barry R. Levy and Andrea M. Gauthier, Hayes, Davis, Bonino, Ellingson, McLay & Scott and Mark G. Bonino and Maria S. Quintero, Redwood Shores, for Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- Rossi, Hamerslough, Reischl & Chuck and Ronald R. Rossi, Susan R. Reischl and Samuel A. Chuck, San Jose, for Respondent.