Insurance Caselaw Roundup (4/3/09)


The following are some notable California insurance cases that have come out earlier this year.

*Claims administrator determined to owe duty to excess carrier for negligent mishandling of workers' compensation claim: Nat’l Union Fire Ins. Co. of Pittsburgh, PA v. Cambridge Intergrated Serv. Grp, Inc., 171 Cal. App. 4th 35 (2009).

*Intervening Factors Held to Preclude Application of Motor Vehicle Exclusion: Safeco Ins. Co. of America v. Parks, 170 Cal. App. 4th 992 (2009).

*Disclaimers for Vanishing Premium Life Insurance Policies Determined Insufficient: Broberg v. The Guardian Life Ins. Co. of America, 171 Cal. App. 4th 912 (2009).

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