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Resistance is Futile: Insurers’ Broad Duty to Defend in California

On January 17th, 2018, the PHP Ins. decision from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals solidified the broad duty to defend for insurers in California. The court used the long-established precedent that remote facts buried within the causes of action that may potentially give rise to coverage are sufficient to invoke the duty to defend and upheld the trial court’s decision that the insurer’s duty to defend was triggered.

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Mar 26, 2018