State Farm General Insurance Company v. David Phillips et al

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California Central

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Dolly M. Gee


  1. March 23, 2022

    State Farm Must Defend Insured Jailed In Murder-For-Hire Plot

    A State Farm unit must defend a digital marketing company and its former CEO, who was convicted in a murder-for-hire plot, in a lawsuit filed by the target of the intended hit, a California federal court ruled.

  2. February 28, 2022

    Marketing Co. Slams State Farm's 'Worst Case' Quick Win Bid

    A digital marketing company and its former CEO convicted of a murder-for-hire plot told a California federal court that a State Farm unit's attempt to escape defense of his intended victim's ongoing related civil suit was "possibly the worst case in history of an insurer throwing its policyholders under the bus."

  3. April 23, 2021

    State Farm Says No Coverage For Marketer's Murder Plot

    State Farm sued a medical marketing company and its former president in California federal court on Friday, seeking a declaration that its $2 million policy does not cover the executive, who is facing a civil suit after being convicted of plotting to kill a competitor's president.