Another Side Of Zhang: UCL Against Business Policyholders

Law360, New York (August 29, 2013, 11:58 AM EDT) -- In Zhang v. Superior Court of San Bernardino (California Capital Insurance), 57 Cal. 4th 364; 2013 Cal. (Aug. 1, 2013), the California Supreme Court resolved a split in opinions among the courts of appeal by holding that a policyholder can properly assert claims against an insurance company under California’s Unfair Competition Law (Business & Professions Code Section 17200), so long as the policyholder’s claim does not rest entirely upon the unlawful practices set forth in Section 790.03 et seq. of California’s Unfair Insurance Practices Act (UIPA)....
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