Q&A With Barger & Wolen's Royal Oakes

Law360, New York (June 17, 2013, 1:52 PM EDT) -- Royal Oakes is a partner in the Barger & Wolen LLP's Los Angeles office. He has trial and appellate experience in the fields of insurance, employment and general business law, having litigated hundreds of cases in the areas of bad faith law and unfair business practices.

Q: What is the most challenging case you have worked on and what made it challenging?


A: The case of Farmers v. Superior Court, 2 Cal. 4th 377 (1992)) was the most challenging. The voters had recently passed a misguided, populist–inspired insurance rate rollback initiative, California's Proposition 103. A tsunami of litigation ensued, and...

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