Ex-NBA Coach Targets State Farm Over Weak Defense

Law360, New York (July 20, 2012, 7:03 PM EDT) -- A former NBA player and coach of the Houston Rockets on Thursday lobbed a breach of contract suit at State Farm Lloyds Inc. in California court after the insurer backed out of defending him from allegations that he sold a $6.5 million Los Angeles mansion without disclosing significant damage to the property. 

Rudy Tomjanovich alleges State Farm breached its homeowner’s insurance policy when it tapped out of defending him from claims that he hid multiple defects in his Los Angeles property before selling it to former...
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