California Supreme Court Watch

Feb 27, 2018
#18-37 Traveler’s Property Casualty Co. of America v. Actavis, Inc., S245867. (G053749; 16 Cal.App.5th 1026; Orange County Superior Court; 30-2014-00746842.)

#18-37 Traveler’s Property Casualty Co. of America v. Actavis, Inc., S245867. (G053749; 16 Cal.App.5th 1026; Orange County Superior Court; 30-2014-00746842.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in a civil action. The court ordered briefing deferred pending decision in Liberty Surplus Ins. Corp. v. Ledesma & Meyers Construction Co., Inc., S236765 (#16-363), which presents the following issue: Is there is an ‘occurrence’ under an employer’s commercial general liability policy when an injured third party brings claims against the employer for the negligent hiring, retention, and supervision of the employee who intentionally injured the third party?

Review granted/briefing deferred: 02/21/2018

See the California Court of Appeal opinion.