California Supreme Court Watch

May 12, 2021
Allied Premier Insurance v. United Financial Casualty Co., S267746.

#21-217 Allied Premier Insurance v. United Financial Casualty Co., S267746. (9th Cir. No. 20-55099; 991 F.3d 1070; Central District of California No. 5:18-cv-00088-JGB-KK.) Request under California Rules of Court rule 8.548, that this court decide a question of California law presented in a matter pending in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. The question presented is: Does a commercial automobile insurance policy continue in full force and effect under the Motor Carriers of Property Permit Act (Veh. Code, § 34600 et seq.) until the insurer cancels the corresponding Certificate of Insurance on file with the California Department of Motor Vehicles, regardless of the insurance policy’s stated expiration date? (See Transamerica v. Tab Transportation (1995) 12 Cal.4th 389.)

Request for certification granted: 5/12/2021

Case fully briefed: 1/27/2022

See the Order Certifying Question to the Supreme Court of California.