UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
May 14, 2010
JOHN TUCKER, PLAINTIFF,
ALLSTATE INDEMNITY COMPANY AND DOES 1 THROUGH 50, INCLUSIVE, DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Dennis L. Beck United States Magistrate Judge
STIPULATION AND ORDER TO ADD AN AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE TO DEFENDANT ALLSTATE INDEMNITY COMPANY'S ANSWER
IT IS HEREBY STIPULATED by and between John Tucker and Allstate Indemnity Company, by and through their respective attorneys of record, that Allstate may amend its answer in this case to include a thirty-sixth affirmative defense for "advice of counsel," which reads as follows:
The Complaint, and each purported cause of action in the Complaint, is barred because Allstate relied on the advice of its legal counsel, McCormick Barstow LLP.
Dated: May 13, 2010
Respectfully Submitted, LAW OFFICES OF DAVID L. MILLIGAN, APC
DAVID L. MILLIGAN Attorneys for Plaintiff JOHN TUCKER
Dated: May 13, 201
SONNENSCHEIN NATH & ROSENTHAL LLP JEFFRY BUTLER Attorneys for Defendant ALLSTATE INDEMNITY COMPANY
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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