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California Supreme Court Rules That General Liability Insurer Must Defend Employer Against Employee Misconduct Allegations
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2018

The Supreme Court of California has ruled that a general liability insurer must defend an employer against allegations of employee misconduct


California Supreme Court Rules That General Liability Insurer Must Defend Employer Against Employee Misconduct Allegations
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2018

The Supreme Court of California has ruled that a general liability insurer must defend an employer against allegations of employee misconduct


The Implications of Dynamex Operations West v. Superior Court: California's Adoption of the ABC Test for Purposes of the Wage Orders
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • June 11 2018

The California Supreme Court’s adoption of a strict ABC test for purposes of the wage orders is likely to cause significant problems for California


2018 California Legislative Update: What Survived the House of Origin Deadline?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2018

Several bills of concern to California employers failed to receive the house of origin blessing and passage by the June 1 deadline, including this


California’s New “ABC Test” For Independent Contractors Is Anything But Elementary
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • June 7 2018

On April 30, the California Supreme Court adopted in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court the so-called “ABC test” to determine whether


CGL Insurer Can’t Avoid Covering Employer for Negligent Hiring of Employee Who Committed Intentional Wrong, California Supreme Court Says
  • Pillsbury
  • USA
  • June 6 2018

By statute, California law holds that willful misconductwhere an insured intends to cause someone harmis not insurable as a matter of public policy


California Supreme Court Rights the "Occurrence" Ship: Unintended Harm Resulting from Intentional Conduct Triggers Coverage Under Liability Insurance Policy
  • Payne & Fears LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2018

In a ruling that bodes well for policyholders, the California Supreme Court provides much-needed clarity on the question of when a so-called


California Holds Negligent Hiring, Retention, and Supervision Can State a Covered “Occurrence”
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • June 5 2018

In Liberty Surplus Insurance Corp. v. Ledesma & Meyer Construction Co., Inc., No. S236765 (Cal. Jun. 4, 2018), the California Supreme Court found that


Are You Correctly Calculating Overtime?
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • May 30 2018

Recently, the California Supreme Court issued its decision in Alvarado v. Dart Container Corporation of California. The Court’s decision changes the


California Supreme Court Clarifies Scope of "Good Faith Dispute" Exception to Prompt Payment Statutes
  • Atkinson Andelson Loya Ruud & Romo
  • USA
  • May 24 2018

Timely payments are essential to enable general contractors and subcontractors to maintain an adequate cash flow and make payments to their