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From Insurer’s Shield to Insured’s Sword: California Supreme Court Authorizes Policyholder Unfair Competition Law Claims for Unfair Insurance Practices



by David W. Arrojo
Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP - Washington Office

Wilson G. Barmeyer
Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP - Washington Office

Phillip E. Stano
Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP - Washington Office

Steuart H. Thomsen
Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP - Washington Office

August 9, 2013

Previously published on August 7, 2013

On August 1, 2013, the California Supreme Court ruled in Zhang v. The Superior Court of San Bernardino County, No. S178542 (Cal. Aug. 1, 2013) that insurance practices violating the state’s Unfair Insurance Practices Act (UIPA) may also support a first-party action under California’s Unfair Competition Law (UCL).


 

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