State: 
California
Year: 
1996
Case Number: 
S052844
Court: 
California Supreme Court
Citation Number: 
Issue: 
Duty to Defend

Under California law an insurer has a duty to defend the entire case as long as there is a potential for coverage of even one claim. Insurer can request an allocation of costs after defense is complete. Allocation—covered vs. uncovered.

Author: 
UP's brief was written pro bono by Jordan S. Stanzler, Esq, Eugene R. Anderson, Esq. and Nicholas J. Zoogman, Esq. of Anderson Kill & Olick, PC. Of Counsel: Amy Bach, Esq.