County of San Diego vs. Ace Property & Casualty Insurance Company

Year: 2002
Court: California Supreme Court
Case Number: S114778

The “damages” in an insurance policy should be interpreted broadly to include much more than simply monies ordered by a Court. Even if a standard CGL policy is limited only to monies ordered by a Court, Umbrella Policies, such as the one in issue here were specifically intended to provide broader coverage and fill gaps otherwise left uncovered in standard CGL policies.

UP’s brief was written pro bono by Alex D. Hardiman, William Passannante, and Han J. Ahn of Anderson Kill & Olick, PC. Of Counsel: Amy Bach, Esq.


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Date: July 17, 2024