Today, we’re beginning a series of posts examining the Supreme Court’s record with insurance law cases since 1990.

First, let’s look at the simplest data point: the won-loss record for insurer parties. Between 1990 and 1999, insurers did quite well at the Court, winning twenty cases while losing only twelve. Insurers won four of six

Last time, we reviewed how the insurance industry has fared over the past twenty-nine years as a party to litigation at the California Supreme Court.  This time, we’re turning to the voting records of individual Justices: irrespective of whether the insurer was plaintiff or defendant, whether the case involved coverage or liability issues, and whether

Last week, we took an initial look at the Court’s docket of insurance law decisions on the civil and habeas corpus cases on the criminal side. This week, we’re taking a closer look, asking the same questions we’ve applied in recent weeks to each area of law: (1) did the Court accept significantly more cases

For the past two weeks, we’ve been reviewing the Court’s government and administrative law cases on the civil side and sentencing law cases on the criminal docket.  This week and next, we’re looking at the Court’s insurance law and habeas corpus cases.

Between 1991 and 2017, the Court decided seventy-three insurance law cases.  In 1991,