34 Cited authorities

  1. Lindsey v. Normet

    405 U.S. 56 (1972)   Cited 669 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the state has no obligation to provide adequate housing
  2. Buss v. Superior Court

    16 Cal.4th 35 (Cal. 1997)   Cited 537 times   14 Legal Analyses
    Holding that an insurer may seek reimbursement of defense costs that may be allocated to claims that are not even potentially covered because a party desiring relief carries the burden of proof
  3. AIU Insurance v. Superior Court

    51 Cal.3d 807 (Cal. 1990)   Cited 610 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that an insurance policy covered "as damages" the costs associated with complying with an injunction and/or a reimbursement order for environmental clean-up expenses
  4. People ex Rel. Dept., Corps. v. Speedee O. Chg. Sys

    20 Cal.4th 1135 (Cal. 1999)   Cited 358 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that where trial court resolved disputed facts, appellate courts review for abuse of discretion, but where there are no disputed factual issues, appellate courts review the trial court's determination as a question of law
  5. Scottsdale Insurance v. MV Transportation

    36 Cal.4th 643 (Cal. 2005)   Cited 204 times
    Holding that the duty to defend is not excused where "the [plaintiff's] complaint could fairly be amended to state a covered liability."
  6. Flatt v. Superior Court

    9 Cal.4th 275 (Cal. 1994)   Cited 265 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that where the requisite substantial relationship exists, "access to confidential information by the attorney in the course of the first representation (relevant, by definition, to the second representation) is presumed and disqualification of the attorney's representation of the second client is mandatory; indeed, the disqualification extends vicariously to the entire firm"
  7. Aerojet-General Corp. v. Transport Indemnity Co.

    17 Cal.4th 38 (Cal. 1997)   Cited 182 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding each insurer has a duty to defend "separate and independent from the others "
  8. San Diego Navy Federal Credit Union v. Cumis Insurance Society

    162 Cal.App.3d 358 (Cal. Ct. App. 1984)   Cited 203 times   15 Legal Analyses
    Holding that an insurance company must hire an independent attorney to represent its insured when the carrier reserves the right to deny coverage at a later date
  9. Hedging Concepts, Inc v. First Alliance Mortgage

    41 Cal.App.4th 1410 (Cal. Ct. App. 1996)   Cited 142 times
    Holding that claim for quantum meruit does not lie where there are actual contract terms governing payment
  10. California Medical Association v. Aetna U.S.

    94 Cal.App.4th 151 (Cal. Ct. App. 2001)   Cited 119 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "as a matter of law, a quasi-contract action for unjust enrichment does not lie where, as here, express binding agreements exist and define the parties' rights"