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Opportunity to Settle a Requirement For Excess Verdict
 
Reid v. Mercury Insurance Company
(Cal. Ct. of App., 2d Dist.), filed October 7, 2013












There Was No Duty To Defend Until There Was A Claim For Damages
 
San Miguel Community Association v. State Farm General Insurance Company
(Cal. Ct. of App., 4th Dist.), filed October 1, 2013












Liability For Negligent Supervision Resulting In An Auto Accident Was Subject To The Auto Exclusion
 
Farmers Insurance Exchange v. Superior Court
(Cal. Ct. of App., 2d Dist.), filed October 1, 2013












A Press Release Was Actionable
 
GetFugu, Inc. v. Patton Boggs LLP
(Cal. Ct. of App., 2d Dist.), filed October 3, 2013












The Uniform Trade Secrets Act Did Not Pre-empt Other Claims
 
Angelica Textile Services, Inc. v. Park
(Cal. Ct. of App., 4th Dist.), filed October 15, 2013



 


 



 

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OTHER CASES OF INTEREST:

Employees May Have Been Managing Agents


Davis. v. Kiewit Pacific Company
(Cal. Ct. of App., 4th Dist.), filed September 18, 2013

 





A Settlement Offer Was Valid


Rouland v. Pacific Specialty Insurance Company
(Cal. Ct. of App., 4th Dist.), filed October 7, 2013

 







Without Damages Even “Negligent” Conduct Does Not Result In Liability


Wise v. DLA Piper LLP (US)
(Cal. Ct. of App., 4th Dist.), filed October 8, 2013

 


 


Appellate Jurisdiction Cannot Be Created By Agreement


Kurwa v. Kislinger
(Cal. Sup. Ct.), filed October 3, 2013

 






The County Was Immune From Suit


Meddock. v. County of Yolo
(Cal. Ct. of App., 3d Dist.), filed September 10, 2013

 


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Orange County


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Orange County


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S. F. Bay Area


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San Diego

 

 

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Principal Lance LaBelle in "The Rights and Responsibilities Under Cumis (Civil Code Sec.2860)"
March 28, 2014
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October 2, 2013
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October 1, 2013


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September 16, 2013
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Celebration of the Life of Tony Shafton Event
September 9, 2013


Attorneys Teresa Ponder and Erin Mindoro Named to the List of Super Lawyers “Top Women Attorneys in Southern California"

September 5, 2013
Los Angeles Magazine



Top Attorneys Features Managing Partner Craig Simon and Principal Dave Ezra
July 29, 2013
OC Register Metro Magazine


Managing Partner Craig Simon in Crown Fire Insurance Subrogation Case
July 18, 2013
Law360








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