California Supreme Court Issues Long-Awaited Allocation Decision: Adopts The “One Giant ‘Uber Policy’” Approach

By Randy J. Maniloff, White and Williams, LLP What do you call it when parties in California can get together and settle a trigger and allocation case? A Montruce. That didn't happen in State of California v. Continental Insurance Company . The Supreme Court of California HAS handed down...

McCarter & English, LLP on State of California v. Continental Insurance Co.: California Supreme Court Affirms All-Sums-With-Stacking Rule, Allowing Policyholder to Access “Uber-Policy” for Long-Tail Property Damage Claims

By Jennifer Black Strutt, Associate, McCarter & English, LLP The California Supreme Court considered complex questions of insurance policy interpretation in connection with environmental contamination at the Stringfellow Acid Pits waste site. A federal court held the State liable for all past...