Friday, June 27, 2008

State Farm v. Superior Court (Cal. Ct. App. - June 26, 2008)

Justice Aldrich begins this opinion by saying: "If an insured throws someone into a swimming pool intending to get the other person wet, but by mistake does not throw hard enough and so the latter lands on the pool’s cement step and suffers injuries, is the incident an 'accident' within the meaning of insurance law?" He then adds "We conclude it is."

To which I'd have added the following sentence immediately thereafter: