How Zhang Will Shape Future Of Calif. Insurance Cases

Law360, New York (May 30, 2013, 1:01 PM EDT) -- On Wednesday, May 8, 2013, the California Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the state’s Court of Appeal decision in Zhang v. Superior Court (California Capital Insurance Company), 100 Cal.Rptr.3d 803 (2009) (previously published at: 178 Cal.App.4th 1081) to decide whether insurance companies may be sued for unlawful business practices under California’s Unfair Competition Law (UCL or Bus. & Prof. Code, § 17200).

The court’s decision will be very important to consumers and insurance companies as it will likely add clarity on the issue of whether...
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