• From Insurer’s Shield to Insured’s Sword: California Supreme Court Authorizes Policyholder Unfair Competition Law Claims for Unfair Insurance Practices
  • August 9, 2013 | Authors: David W. Arrojo; Wilson G. Barmeyer; Phillip E. Stano; Steuart H. Thomsen
  • Law Firm: Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP - Washington Office
  • 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).