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McCoy v. Progressive West Ins. Co., B199978

In a bad faith insurance action based on a car theft, judgment for plaintiff is affirmed where: 1) there is no authority for a jury instruction on the "genuine dispute" doctrine; and 2) the trial court properly excluded evidence of plaintiff's prior fraud and domestic violence, and recordings of defendant-insurer's claim investigation.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 02/26/2009
  • Published 02/26/2009


  • BAUER, J.**


  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellees:
  • Law Offices of Julia H. Azrael, Julia Azrael and John S. Curtis, Hollywood, for Defendant and Appellant., Andrews & Hensleigh and Joseph Andrews, Los Angeles, for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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