ABOUT DAVID B. EZRA

Insurance Expert Witness

David has significant appellate experience, obtaining many published and unpublished decisions, including:

Hayward v. Superior Court, 2 Cal.App.5th 10 (2016)
Underwriters of Interest Subscribing to Policy No. A15274001 v. ProBuilders Specialty Ins. Co., 241 Cal.App.4th 721 (2015)
Liberty Mut. Fire Ins. Co. v. Central Garden & Pet Co., 2013 Cal.App.Unpub. LEXIS 6245
Farmers Ins. Exch. v. Kim, 2013 Cal.App.Unpub. LEXIS 2309
Lomes v. Hartford Financial Services Group, 88 Cal.App.4th 127 (2001)
Continental Casualty Co. v. Superior Court (Paragon), 92 Cal.App.4th 430 (2001)
Padilla Construction Co., Inc. v. Transportation Ins. Co.,150 Cal.App.4th 984 (2007)
Molski v. Evergreen Dynasty Corp., 500 F.3d 1047 (9th Cir. 2007)
Equus Prods. v. Truck Ins. Exch., B185357, 2006 Cal. App. Unpub. LEXIS 10082 (Ct. App. Nov. 6, 2006)

David writes and speaks extensively on legal topics. Some of David’s publications include:

"Reaching for Understanding: Mediating Employment Disputes With Small Business Owners" by David Ezra, Orange County Lawyer, July 2016

"Fraud and Collusion Defenses Can be Risky," Los Angeles Daily Journal, November 2015.

“The Mediator’s Nightmare: Am I the Most Unreasonable Party’s Advocate?” by David Ezra, Orange County Lawyer, August 2015.

“Writing a ‘Winning’ Mediation Brief” by David Ezra, Mediate.com

"Taking A Pregnant Pause: Potential Pitfalls In Applying The Business Judgment Rule And The Mixed Motive Defense In Employment Cases," Orange County Lawyer, October 2014

"What You May Not Know About Uninsured Motorist Claims," Claims Journal, August 2014

"Mastering the Blue Ridge Settlement Reservation of Rights"  by David Ezra

"Year-End Insurance Tips for the Small Business Owner" by David Ezra, Avvo Legal Advice

"Beware 'Fraud and Collusion' Defense in Bad Faith Cases" by David Ezra, Los Angeles Daily Journal, November 2015

“Making Sense of California’s Accident Requirement in Liability Insurance Policies" – Part 1 and Part 2 by David Ezra, FC & S Legal, two-part article, Sept. and Oct./Nov. 2014

"Loose Lips Sink Ships: Panel Counsel and Confidentiality" by David Ezra, Los Angeles Daily Journal, September 2013

"Lease Insurance Clauses: Who and What Do They Protect?" featuring guest speaker David Ezra, CRE Radio, April 2013

"'OC METRO'S TOP ATTORNEYS' -- What is workplace discrimination?" featuring David Ezra

"Expert Employment Law Attorneys' Year End Review on California Wage and Hour Cases" by David Ezra and Erin Ezra, Market Wired

Asterisk: Home Runs, Steroids, and the Rush to Judgment (Triumph Books (2008) (Foreword by Mike Schmidt)).

"How Presley Homes Has Changed the Duty to Defend," Los Angeles Lawyer, April 2003

‘Get Your Ashes Out of My Living Room!': Controlling Tobacco Smoke in Multi-Unit Residential Housing, 54 Rutgers Law Review 135-189 (2001)

"Shedding New Light on the Cumis Doctrine," The Recorder, October, 1998

Sticks and Stones Can Break My Bones But Tobacco Smoke Can Kill Me: Can We Protect Children From Parents that Smoke?, 13 St. Louis University Public Law Review 547-590 (1994)

Separate But Not Equal: Gender Specific Dress Codes and Employment Discrimination," 3 Western State University Journal of Law 119-144 (1994)

'Get Off Your Butts': The Employer’s Right to Regulate Employee Smoking, 60 Tennessee Law Review 905-955 (1993)

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