No. 17918.

325 F.2d 287 (1963)

GENERAL INSURANCE COMPANY OF AMERICA, a corporation, and The London Assurance, a corporation, Appellants, v. Harold LAPIDUS and Florence Lapidus, Husband and Wife, Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit.

November 14, 1963.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Bolton, Groff & Dunne by Gene E. Groff, Los Angeles, Cal., for appellant General Ins. Co. of America.

Parker, Stanbury, Reese & McGee and George Babcock, Los Angeles, Cal., for appellant The London Assurance.

Stephen J. Grogan and Abe Mutchnik, Los Angeles, Cal., for appellees.

Before CHAMBERS, BARNES and MERRILL, Circuit Judges.

CHAMBERS, Circuit Judge.

The Lapiduses have a frame stucco house built about 1954 on a hillside in the Los Angeles area. Due to movement of the soil in the dirt fill on which the house rests, the house is cracking up badly.

The trial court has found the cost of repairing the house to be $30,000.00 and the cost of stabilizing the land under the house to be $10,100.00. Judgment has been entered severally against both...

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