New CA Insurance Case

coverage covid-19 insurance Oct 25, 2022
 

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...

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New CA Insurance Case

 

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 I discuss a new civil case that was published last month. 


Insurance

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to the filing of many coverage actions by businesses against their commercial property carriers. We're now starting to see published cases from California Courts of Appeal regarding coverage. Last month, the Second District Court of Appeal addressed whether the plaintiffs had adequately alleged potential coverage for business losses due to COVID-19. As you'll see in the summary, plaintiffs were creative making in their allegations. A video discussing the case is above and my summary of the case is below.

New Insurance Decision  

Marina Pacific Hotel and Suites, LLC v. Fireman's Fund Ins. Co. (2022) _ Cal.App.5th _ , 2022 WL 2711886: The Court of Appeal reversed the trial court's order sustaining defendant's...

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