29 Cited authorities

  1. Turner v. Anheuser-Busch, Inc.

    7 Cal.4th 1238 (Cal. 1994)   Cited 649 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that plaintiff's "claim of whistle-blower harassment fails because he cannot demonstrate the required nexus between his reporting of alleged statutory violations and his allegedly adverse treatment"
  2. Clemmer v. Hartford Insurance Co.

    22 Cal.3d 865 (Cal. 1978)   Cited 486 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Concluding that the element of intent could not be effectively isolated
  3. Wyatt v. Union Mortgage Co.

    24 Cal.3d 773 (Cal. 1979)   Cited 394 times
    Holding that where the "gravamen of respondents' cause of action is that the appellants committed actual and constructive fraud by conspiring to breach their fiduciary duties . . . Code of Civil Procedure section 338, subdivision 4 states the applicable statute of limitations"
  4. Tomaselli v. Transamerica Ins. Co.

    25 Cal.App.4th 1269 (Cal. Ct. App. 1994)   Cited 246 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding conduct showing an insurer's "negligence or slipshod investigation" is not enough to support punitive damages
  5. Frances T. v. Village Green Owners Assn

    42 Cal.3d 490 (Cal. 1986)   Cited 284 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that directors of a corporation "are liable to third persons injured by their own tortious conduct. . . ."
  6. Hauter v. Zogarts

    14 Cal.3d 104 (Cal. 1975)   Cited 300 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that plaintiff stated a claim pursuant to Rest.2d Torts, § 402B, recognized under California law
  7. Shafer v. Berger

    107 Cal.App.4th 54 (Cal. Ct. App. 2003)   Cited 124 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that an attorney may be liable for fraudulent misrepresentations made to defeat a statutory cause of action created by Insurance Code section 11580
  8. United States Liab. Ins. Co. v. Haidinger-Hayes, Inc.

    1 Cal.3d 586 (Cal. 1970)   Cited 314 times
    Holding "[d]irectors or officers of a corporation do not incur personal liability for torts of the corporation merely by reason of their official position, unless they participate in the wrong or authorize or direct that it be done."
  9. PMC, Inc. v. Kadisha

    78 Cal.App.4th 1368 (Cal. Ct. App. 2000)   Cited 132 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a corporate officer is liable if she "knows or has reason to know about tortious misappropriation . . . and allows it to occur"
  10. Mock v. Michigan Millers Mutual Insurance

    4 Cal.App.4th 306 (Cal. Ct. App. 1992)   Cited 116 times
    Explaining that "clear and convincing" requires a finding of high probability; that the evidence be "so clear as to leave no substantial doubt"; or that the evidence be "sufficiently strong to command the unhesitating assent of every reasonable mind."