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Builder Gets Help In Insurance Fray At Calif. High Court

Law360, Los Angeles (May 11, 2017, 5:52 PM EDT) -- A policyholder advocacy group and two Christian organizations urged California's high court Wednesday to rule that an employer's negligent hiring or supervision of a worker who intentionally injures a third party is an accidental "occurrence" under a general liability insurance policy, saying state precedent supports that conclusion.

The issue came before the California Supreme Court via a certified question from the Ninth Circuit in an insurance dispute involving Ledesma & Meyer Construction Co. Inc. 

L&M, which contracted with San Bernardino County Unified School District in April 2002...
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