Farmers Insurance Exchange

Farmers Insurance Exchange v. Superior Court (2013) 220 Cal.App.4th 1199

Court of Appeal holds that motor vehicle exclusion in a homeowners insurance policy applies to negligent supervision of a child killed by the family vehicle

Farmers Insurance Exchange v. Song (Feb. 23, 2012, A131132) 2012 WL 593164 [nonpublished opinion]

The Court of Appeal affirmed a preliminary injunction in favor of GMSR’s insurer client against its former sales agent. The agent’s agreement with the insurer provided that “all manuals, lists and records of any kind (including information pertaining to policyholders and expirations)” were the principal’s

Farmers Ins. Exchange v. St. Fleur (Dec. 6, 2011, B229509) 2011 WL 6040076 [nonpublished opinion]

The Court of Appeal affirmed with directions a preliminary injunction in favor of GMSR’s client Farmers against its former insurance sales agent, Kettelie St. Fleur. After Farmers terminated St. Fleur, her counsel threatened to help her switch 1200 policyholders to other carriers in a manner

Farmers Ins. Exchange v. Kanode (Apr. 18, 2006, G033782) 2006 WL 1010412 [nonpublished opinion]

Judgment notwithstanding the verdict eliminating tort claims by terminated insurance agent

396 Investments, Inc. v. Farmers Insurance Exchange, 2005 Cal.App. Unpub. LEXIS 4876

Reduction of $25 million punitive damage award to $1 million

Jun 01, 1992 Insurance Law
Harper v. Farmers Insurance Exchange (1992, F016875)

Insurer’s lawyer’s testimony against insurer in bad faith case

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