Hon. Patricia L. Collins


Representative Cases

FDIC civil suits against Directors and Officers of various community banks.

Complex D & O coverage for underlying lawsuit involving allegations of wrongful termination and breach of contract following company merger;

Insurance coverage for construction defect litigation and duty to defend and pay for cumis counsel;

Numerous insurance coverage cases involving landslides, water erosion and earth movement;

Insurance coverage issues involving condominium owners, HOA and former owners relative to damage to common areas;

Insurance coverage issues regarding fire during construction and exclusion for existing structures.

Numerous title insurance matters involving easements, encroachments, fraudulent mortgages, and equitable subrogation.

Judge of the Los Angeles Superior Court (Ret.)