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Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Expands Insurer’s Duty to Settle Under California Law

California courts recognize that every insurance policy issued in the state of California contains an implied in law covenant of good faith and fair dealing. See, e.g., PPG Industries, Inc. v. Transamerica Ins. Co., 20 Cal.4th 310, 84 Cal.Rptr.2d 455, …