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Kirk A. Pasich

Partner

Insurance defense litigation

Pasich LLP

Loyola Law School

1100 Glendon Ave Fl 14

Los Angeles , CA 90024-3518

Fax: (310) 500-3501

Email: kpasich@PasichLLP.com

Kirk represents insureds in a wide range of disputes with insurers and insurance brokers, and focuses on maximizing the value of clients’ insurance portfolios. He has handled more than 60 trials and arbitrations and more than 50 appellate proceedings. Kirk has helped clients obtain more than $5 billion in insurance recoveries. He is a prolific author and speaker, and his articles have been cited and quoted by numerous courts.



Columns
Title Category Published
Appellate courts issue significant insurance decisions Insurance, California Courts of Appeal Jan. 23, 2018
Insurance from economic losses resulting from recent fires Insurance Oct. 17, 2017
Insurance for fire losses Civil Litigation, Insurance, California Supreme Court, California Courts of Appeal Oct. 13, 2017
Additional insureds and bad faith Civil Litigation, Insurance, California Supreme Court, California Courts of Appeal Sep. 8, 2017
Stopping insurance cases in their tracks Insurance, California Courts of Appeal Aug. 29, 2017
An insurer's liability for failure to settle Insurance Jun. 19, 2017
An insurer's liability for failure to settle [MCLE] Insurance Jun. 16, 2017
Proving attorney fees in insurance coverage disputes Insurance Apr. 21, 2017
An insurer's duty to indemnify for a settlement Insurance Mar. 30, 2017
Year in review: insurance law in 2016 Insurance Jan. 4, 2017
Insurers' duty to settle protects insureds Insurance May. 12, 2016
The top insurance decisions of 2015 Insurance Dec. 29, 2015
Insurance coverage for successors Insurance Aug. 25, 2015
Despite what you've read, this was good for insureds Insurance, California Supreme Court Aug. 20, 2015
File That Insurance Claim on Time Jun. 2, 2015
Decisions clarify governing rules in insurance cases Insurance, California Courts of Appeal Jan. 23, 2015
For whom the bell tolls in medical malpractice actions Insurance, California Courts of Appeal Jan. 21, 2015
Adversaries can multiply if insurers sue Insurance Jul. 18, 2014
Notable insurance coverage decisions from 2013 Insurance, California Supreme Court, California Courts of Appeal Jan. 29, 2014
When is a claim a 'claim'? Insurance Dec. 12, 2013
Insurer-insured communications not necessarily privileged Insurance Aug. 2, 2013
Insurance coverage for attorney fees awards does exist Insurance Jun. 4, 2013
In California, narrow scope of policy exclusions, limitations Insurance May. 7, 2013
Look back at 2012's insurance decisions Insurance Jan. 17, 2013
Prior decisions support 9th Circuit's original Du opinion Insurance Oct. 27, 2012
Insurance coverage for 'disgorgement' claims Insurance Aug. 7, 2012
Insurance can cover punitive damage claims Insurance Apr. 13, 2012
The cooperation clause: Rarely a successful defense to coverage Insurance Feb. 10, 2012
2011 year in review: California insurance cases Insurance Jan. 18, 2012
An insurer’s duties to defend and to investigate Insurance Nov. 3, 2011
When insurers attempt to control the defense Insurance Aug. 19, 2011

MCLE
Title Category Published
Additional insureds and bad faith Insurance Sep. 8, 2017
An insurer's liability for failure to settle Insurance Jun. 16, 2017
An insurer's liability for failure to settle Insurance Jun. 16, 2017

Verdicts & Settlements
Case Name Topic Role Published
Sempra Energy v. Marsh USA Inc. Torts attorney (Plaintiff) Jan. 3, 2009
Midland Credit Management Inc. v. Trauner, Cohen & Thomas Attorneys attorney (Plaintiff) Jul. 30, 2011
The Los Angeles Lakers Inc. v. Federal Insurance Company, and Does 1 through 10 Contracts attorney (Plaintiff) May. 30, 2015
OneWest Bank FSB v. Houston Casualty Company, and Does 1 through 10 Contracts attorney (Plaintiff) Jun. 13, 2015
Pacific Western Bank v. St. Paul Mercury Insurance Company Insurance attorney (Plaintiff) Sep. 12, 2015
Are-East River Science Park LLC v. Lexington Insurance Company and Does 1 through 10 Insurance attorney (Plaintiff) Oct. 25, 2014
Wickes Co. Inc. v. Johnson & Higgins of California Breach of Contract attorney (Defendant) Sep. 25, 1993
Case Name Topic Role Published
Sempra Energy v. Marsh USA Inc. Torts attorney (Plaintiff) Jan. 3, 2009
Midland Credit Management Inc. v. Trauner, Cohen & Thomas Attorneys attorney (Plaintiff) Jul. 30, 2011
The Los Angeles Lakers Inc. v. Federal Insurance Company, and Does 1 through 10 Contracts attorney (Plaintiff) May. 30, 2015
OneWest Bank FSB v. Houston Casualty Company, and Does 1 through 10 Contracts attorney (Plaintiff) Jun. 13, 2015
Pacific Western Bank v. St. Paul Mercury Insurance Company Insurance attorney (Plaintiff) Sep. 12, 2015
Are-East River Science Park LLC v. Lexington Insurance Company and Does 1 through 10 Insurance attorney (Plaintiff) Oct. 25, 2014
Wickes Co. Inc. v. Johnson & Higgins of California Breach of Contract attorney (Defendant) Sep. 25, 1993
Title Category Published
Appellate courts issue significant insurance decisions Insurance, California Courts of Appeal Jan. 23, 2018
Insurance from economic losses resulting from recent fires Insurance Oct. 17, 2017
Insurance for fire losses Civil Litigation, Insurance, California Supreme Court, California Courts of Appeal Oct. 13, 2017
Additional insureds and bad faith Civil Litigation, Insurance, California Supreme Court, California Courts of Appeal Sep. 8, 2017
Stopping insurance cases in their tracks Insurance, California Courts of Appeal Aug. 29, 2017
An insurer's liability for failure to settle Insurance Jun. 19, 2017
An insurer's liability for failure to settle [MCLE] Insurance Jun. 16, 2017
Proving attorney fees in insurance coverage disputes Insurance Apr. 21, 2017
An insurer's duty to indemnify for a settlement Insurance Mar. 30, 2017
Year in review: insurance law in 2016 Insurance Jan. 4, 2017
Insurers' duty to settle protects insureds Insurance May. 12, 2016
The top insurance decisions of 2015 Insurance Dec. 29, 2015
Insurance coverage for successors Insurance Aug. 25, 2015
Despite what you've read, this was good for insureds Insurance, California Supreme Court Aug. 20, 2015
File That Insurance Claim on Time Jun. 2, 2015
Decisions clarify governing rules in insurance cases Insurance, California Courts of Appeal Jan. 23, 2015
For whom the bell tolls in medical malpractice actions Insurance, California Courts of Appeal Jan. 21, 2015
Adversaries can multiply if insurers sue Insurance Jul. 18, 2014
Notable insurance coverage decisions from 2013 Insurance, California Supreme Court, California Courts of Appeal Jan. 29, 2014
When is a claim a 'claim'? Insurance Dec. 12, 2013
Insurer-insured communications not necessarily privileged Insurance Aug. 2, 2013
Insurance coverage for attorney fees awards does exist Insurance Jun. 4, 2013
In California, narrow scope of policy exclusions, limitations Insurance May. 7, 2013
Look back at 2012's insurance decisions Insurance Jan. 17, 2013
Prior decisions support 9th Circuit's original Du opinion Insurance Oct. 27, 2012
Insurance coverage for 'disgorgement' claims Insurance Aug. 7, 2012
Insurance can cover punitive damage claims Insurance Apr. 13, 2012
The cooperation clause: Rarely a successful defense to coverage Insurance Feb. 10, 2012
2011 year in review: California insurance cases Insurance Jan. 18, 2012
An insurer’s duties to defend and to investigate Insurance Nov. 3, 2011
When insurers attempt to control the defense Insurance Aug. 19, 2011
Title Category Published
Additional insureds and bad faith Insurance Sep. 8, 2017
An insurer's liability for failure to settle Insurance Jun. 16, 2017
An insurer's liability for failure to settle Insurance Jun. 16, 2017