STUART L. GILI-ROSS VS UNITED FINANCIAL CASUALTY COMPANY

19STCV35477 GILI-ROSS vs UNITED FINANCIAL CASUALTY COMPANY

Demurrer and Motion to Strike Punitive Damages

TENTATIVE RULING: The demurrer is OVERRULED. The motion to strike punitive damages is GRANTED WITH LEAVE TO AMEND. Plaintiff may file an amended complaint within 10 days. If plaintiff does not file an amended complaint within 10 days, the prayer for punitive damages is stricken without leave to amend and defendant shall file an answer within 30 days of the hearing on this motion.

Demurrer to First Cause of Action for Breach of the Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing and Second Cause of Action for Breach of Contract

Defendant demurs to both causes of action, arguing that the complaint is defective as breach of an insurance policy requires that policy be attached to quoted verbatim in the complaint, and that the complaint is premature as there are genuine disputes as to coverage and the mandatory uninsured motorist arb........