Tag: automobile insurance

Updated: California Legislature Passes Insurance-Related Bills Prior to Ending 2012 Session

The California Legislature’s regular 2012 session ended on August 31. In the last days of the session, legislators passed hundreds of bills, including several insurance-related measures. Here are noteworthy insurance-related bills that were passe…

California Legislature Passes Insurance-Related Bills Prior to Ending 2012 Session

The California Legislature’s regular 2012 session ended on August 31. In the last days of the session, legislators passed hundreds of bills, including several insurance-related measures. Here are noteworthy insurance-related bills that were passe…

Department Provides Advice on Effective Date of Amendments to California Principally At-Fault Regulation

The California Department of Insurance issued a notice on October 24, 2011, which advises that most of the amendments to regulatory section 2632.13 apply to accidents that occur prior to the amendments’ December 11, 2011, effective date. 
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Auto Insurance Discount Initiative Okayed to Collect Signatures

On August 12, 2011, California Secretary of State Debra Bowen announced that supporters of a proposed initiative on automobile insurance rates may begin to collect signatures to put the measure before California voters. Supporters of the initiativ…

Another Toehold in Using the UCL to Scale the Barriers of Moradi-Shalal

In 1988, the California Supreme Court issued its landmark decision in Moradi-Shalal v. Fireman’s Fund Ins. Cos., 46 Cal. 3d 287, disallowing private rights of action based on violations of the Unfair Insurance Practice Act (“UIPA”), o…