Articles and Publications
3 Little Words: Arising Out Of
By Jaymeson Pegue, Published: Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal, June 15, 2018.
ADR from an Insurance Company Perspective
By Philip Hunter Thompson, Published: Steering ADR Into the Future, June 2018.
From Mudslides to Molestation, A Question for the Legislature
By Jaymeson Pegue, Published: Los Angeles & San Francisco Daily Journal, May 11, 2018.
Insurance Coverage in the World of Climate Change
By Jaymeson Pegue, Published: Los Angeles & San Francisco Daily Journal, May 2, 2018.
Facilitative mediation and the value of listening
By Jaymeson Pegue, Published: Los Angeles & San Francisco Daily Journal, February 2, 2018
Who will have to pay for your #MeToo experience?
By Jaymeson Pegue, Published: Los Angeles & San Francisco Daily Journal, January 11, 2018
Philip Thompson Featured in Westlaw Journal Insurance Coverage Article
Partner Philip Thompson was quoted in Thomson Reuters’ Westlaw Journal Insurance Coverage article, ‘9th Circuit: Excess Insurer off the Hook in $800 Million Drive Suit.’ The article discusses a federal appeals court’s ruling that a technology company’s excess insurer had no duty to defend its policyholder in an intellectual property lawsuit because the tech firm never exhausted its primary insurers’ policy limits, resulting in $800 million dollars in damages.
Mr. Thompson commented that the decision ‘reflects the state of the law in California and is otherwise fair in light of the purpose of primary and excess coverage.’ However, he cautioned, ‘the case is not meaningful on the issue of an excess insurer’s duty to defend because it contains no analysis.’ Read the full article.
Reasonable Expectations Interpreting Insurance Policies in Common Law Jurisdictions
Contributing Author, Chapter on New Mexico Law, 2016.
Harnessing a Will-Do Spirit
Published: Los Angeles Daily Journal, April 26, 2013.
Pitfalls of Private Trials
By Jaymeson Pegue and Elizabeth Farny, Published in The Recorder
What Depublishing A Decision Means
By Philip Hunter Thompson, Published in Law 360 California/Insurance/Appellate February 2011
Is Liability Coverage for Negligent Hiring And Supervision No More?
By Philip Hunter Thompson and Timothy M. Thornton, Published in Daily Journal August 2010
Reservation of Rights Does Not Mandate Independent Counsel
By Philip Hunter Thompson Published in Daily Journal October 20, 2009
Ten Tips For Closing Problem Cases
By Jaymeson Pegue June 2009
Exactly What Is An ‘Accident’?
By Philip Hunter Thompson Published in Mealey’s Litigation Report, California Insurance – week two, August 2008
By Philip Hunter Thompson Published in Daily Journal July 26, 2008
Minding the Cap
By Philip Hunter Thompson and Timothy M. Thornton Published in Daily Journal July 17, 2008