Calif. Justices Set To Tackle Key Liability Insurance Query

Law360 (March 5, 2018, 2:22 PM EST) -- California's high court will hear arguments Tuesday in a builder's lawsuit over its insurer's refusal to cover allegations that it negligently failed to supervise a former employee who sexually assaulted a middle school student, a case that raises the broader question of whether liability coverage applies to the unexpected consequences of intentional conduct.

Here, Law360 reviews the history of the case in advance of the hearing.

What's at Stake

The case came before the California Supreme Court via a certified question from the Ninth Circuit in Ledesma & Meyer Construction Co. Inc.'s insurance dispute with Liberty Surplus Insurance Corp.

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