To do the best job possible as a mediator, arbitrator and referee, I review and summarize every new published California civil case. In this blog post, I discuss a new civil case that was published last month.
Insurance and COVID-19
In 2022, I've seen a flurry of cases addressing the issue of whether a property or casualty insurance policy provides coverage for the shutting down of a business due to COVID-19. Our California Courts of Appeal have not always agreed on the answer. Last month, the First District Court of Appeal published a decision addressing this issue. To find out what they decided, watch the video above and read my summary of the case below.
New CA Insurance Decision
Apple Annie, LLC v. Oregon Mutual Ins. Co. (2022) _ Cal.App.5th _ , 2022 WL 4007516: The Court of Appeal affirmed the trial court's order granting defendant carrier's motion to judgment on the pleadings in plaintiff's action for damages under the policy because...