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Posts on Jan 1970

A California Law Primer on the Duty to Defend

The following link includes a survey of recent California cases on the duty to defend prepared by and posted with the permission of the Insurance Coverage Litigation & Counseling Practice Group at Meckler Bulger Tilson Marick & Pearson, LLP.  The attached survey identifies and elaborates on the following seven fundamental issues that may assist claims professionals, insureds and counsel in making decisions about how to appropriately respond to complaints or claims tendered for a defense:

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Do You Need a Driver’s License to Buy or Lease a Vehicle in California?

At some point, dealers are likely to find themselves confronted with the question of whether they must verify that a potential buyer or lessee has a valid driver’s license. While the question is complex and without an entirely clear answer, dealers can take certain precautions which will decrease their chances of incurring future liability.

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Grover Beach Court to remain open

Grover Beach court to remain open despite budget cuts according to the San Luis Obispo County Bar Association web site.  For full article, click here.

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Dismissal Results in Win for Defendant

Dismissal pursuant to Evidence Code 402 results in another successful outcome by attorney Donald Wilson on behalf of the defense as noted in the November 1, 2010 edition of Verdict Search.

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