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State of California v. Farmers Group, Inc., B196455

In case involving defendants-insurers' handling of total vehicle loss claims, judgment on the pleadings for defendants is affirmed as Insurance Code section 1871.7 was not designed to prohibit fraud on the part of insurers, but rather to prohibit submission of fraudulent claims to insurers.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 11/09/2007
  • Published 11/09/2007

Judges

  • FLIER, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Anderson Kill & Olick and Edward J. Stein for Plaintiff and Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Barger & Wolen, Steven H. Weinstein, Spencer Y. Kook, Los Angeles, and Peter Sindhuphak for Defendants and Respondents.
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