Federal Magistrate Recommends Default Judgment Be Entered Against Insured

Mealey's (June 21, 2016, 12:06 PM EDT) -- SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A federal magistrate judge in a California on June 16 recommended that a commercial general liability insurer’s motion for a default judgment be granted and that a judgment be issued declaring that the insurer has no duty to defend or indemnify its insured against an underlying breach of contract and negligence lawsuit alleging the insured’s pilot car services were performed "in an unworkmanlike manner” (Atain Specialty Insurance Co. v. Richard Szetela d/b/a D&D Pilot Car Services, et al., No. 14-2991, E.D. Calif.; 2016...
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