Our attorneys collectively have represented national and regional insurers in over 50 appellate matters presented to state and federal appellate courts on issues affecting the interpretation of insurance policies and insurer claim handling.
Portugal v. Western World Insurance Company, (Unpublished decision). (2018) Case No. 2:10-CV-02498-MCE-AC. Prevailed before United States District Court (E.D. CA) in policyholder assignee class action insurance bad faith action to enforce $45 million judgment against general liability and professional liability insurer was barred by collateral estoppel by prior final judgment of California Court of Appeal […]
Ranger Pipelines, Inc. v. Lexington Ins. Co. (2015) 609 Fed.Appx. 943 (9th Cir 2015). Prevailed on first impression issue before Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals holding contractual suit deadline under Builders Risk Policy was not equitably tolled for additional insured when named insured gave loss notification. Singh v. Western World Ins. Co. (2011) (Unpublished Decision). […]
Western World Insurance Company v. Nonprofits Insurance Alliance of California, (Unpublished) (2018) Case No. 13-CV-04466-EJD. Prevailed before United States District Court (N.D. CA) that general liability and professional liability insurer (NIAC) owed defense coverage to two Scientology-based drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers for two lawsuits in Georgia and Oklahoma alleging staff members provided drugs and […]