California Court of Appeal
Food Pro Int'l, Inc. v. Farmers Ins. Exchange, H031178
In connection to a tort claim brought by an injured construction worker against plaintiff, judgment in favor of defendant-insurer in plaintiff-insuree's claim for breach of contract and breach of implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing is reversed where: 1) there was no merit to plaintiff's punitive damages argument; but 2) the trial court erred in finding that defendant-insurer had no duty to defend plaintiff.
- Decided 12/30/2008
- Published 12/30/2008
- MIHARA, J.
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellant:
- Frank T. Zumwalt, The Zumwalt Law Firm, APC, Modesto, Daniel B. McCarthy, Austin & Cannon, for Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- Harry W.R. Chamberlain II, Robert M. Dato, Efrat M. Cogan, Buchalter Nemer, Los Angeles, Lee J. Danforth, Lisa A. Costello, Coddington, Hicks & Danforth, Redwood City, for Respondent.