Benton v. Allstate Ins. Co., 2001 WL 210685 (C.D. Cal. Feb. 26, 2001)

Key Insight: Plaintiff’s ex parte motion to continue summary judgment and for additional discovery of defendant’s computer system denied where prior Rule 56(f) continuance had been granted and no showing was made of specific evidence expected to be elicited

Nature of Case: Insureds sued insurer for breach of covenant of good faith and fair dealing and related torts

Electronic Data Involved: Insurer’s claims-handling computer system

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