Jury Still Out On Stringfellow For Many Attorneys

Law360, New York (January 23, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- An appellate court's recent ruling that a policyholder facing long-term property damage or personal injury claims may stack liability policy limits across policy periods to maximize recovery has brought California into alignment with some states — but attorneys remain unsure as to how the decision will affect other courts.

The Fourth District of the California Court of Appeals handed down the long-awaited decision in State of California v. Continental Insurance Co. et al. on Jan. 5, reversing a lower court's ruling in a pollution liability case...
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