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Yee v. Superior Court (Thrivent Financial for Lutherans)
California Court of Appeal
Government Law, Insurance Law
Held that the Controller of the State of California had immunity under the Government Tort Claims Act from an insurer's lawsuit. The suit alleged that...
01/08/2019 A153001
Strawn v. Morris, Polich and Purdy, LLP
California Court of Appeal
Insurance Law, Legal Malpractice, Elder Law
Held that owners of a home and vehicle that were damaged in a fire stated a claim against their insurance company's attorneys for invasion of privacy...
01/04/2019 A150562
Luxor Cabs, Inc. v. Applied Underwriters Captive Risk Assurance Co.
California Court of Appeal
Dispute Resolution & Arbitration, Insurance Law, Workers' Compensation
Held that an insurance company could not force an insured taxi cab company to arbitrate a workers' compensation insurance dispute. Affirmed the denial...
01/03/2019 A147962
Ironshore Europe DAC v. Schiff Hardin, L.L.P.
United States Fifth Circuit
Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Injury & Tort Law, Insurance Law
Held that an excess insurer could not sue an insured's lawyers for negligent misrepresentation. The insurer claimed that the lawyers led it to believe...
01/02/2019 18-40101
High Point Design, LLC v. LM Insurance Corp.
United States Second Circuit
Insurance Law, Trade Dress
Affirmed that insurance companies had a duty to provide a defense to a footwear wholesaler that was being sued in an intellectual property case for...
12/19/2018 16‐1446‐cv
Medical Protective Co. of Fort Wayne, Indiana v. American International Specialty Lines Insurance Co.
United States Seventh Circuit
Health Law, Insurance Law
Revived a medical malpractice insurer's claim that its own insurer should have covered a malpractice judgment. Reversed summary judgment in relevant...
12/18/2018 18-1737
Case v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co., Inc.
California Court of Appeal
Insurance Law
Held that an automobile insurance company was not liable for breach of contract and bad faith, in a case involving a policyholder who was injured in a...
12/18/2018 B281732
McCleery v. Allstate Insurance Co.
California Court of Appeal
Labor & Employment Law, Class Actions, Insurance Law
Affirmed the denial of class certification in a wage-and-hour case involving property inspectors in the insurance industry. The inspectors proposed to...
12/14/2018 B282851
Ochoa v. State Farm Life Insurance Co.
United States Seventh Circuit
Insurance Law
Affirmed the dismissal of claims brought by life insurance policyholders who were dissatisfied with the dividends paid by their policies. The policies...
12/13/2018 18-1336
Martinsville Corral, Inc. v. Society Insurance
United States Seventh Circuit
Insurance Law
Held that an insurance company was not required to defend two restaurants that were sued for allegedly displaying satellite television programming...
12/13/2018 18-1945

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