California has long given parties producing documents the option of producing them either as they are kept in the ordinary course of business or organized and labeled to correspond to the categories in the request for production. Institutional parties typically have preferred to produce in the manner the documents are kept in the ordinary course
Insuralex´s exclusive member in California talks about the new California insurance laws for 2020 The California legislature didn’t exactly leave coal in the insurance industry’s stocking in 2019, but it did make a number of changes to California’s insurance statutes. Those changes include revisions to the manner of calculation of actual cash value, including the
Insuralex´s exclusive member in California writes about the notice-prejudice rule. August, 2019 By Andrew B. Downs When it comes to insurance coverage, one cue to the court’s feelings about an issue is whether it views that issue as a “technicality.” When that happens, good things rarely result. Another cue is when the case turns on an
In a case that ought to remind us that there are few limits to the creativity of the policyholder bar, and that if a course of action seems too cute, it probably is, the California District Court of Appeal used the Uniform Voidable Transactions Act to invalidate a policyholder’s release of extracontractual claims. Potter v.
Bullivant Houser Bailey PC, a U.S. West Coast based law firm providing legal services in the area of insurance law and related litigation, announced that it has become the exclusive member firm in California for the Insuralex Global Insurance Lawyers Group, the world’s leading insurance and reinsurance law firm network. As part of Insuralex, clients