Hon. Patricia L. Collins

Judge of the Los Angeles Superior Court (Ret.)

Insurance

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.