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Allegations That Implicitly Disparaged 

Travelers Property Casualty Company of America v. Charlotte Russe Holdings, Inc.

(Cal. Ct. of App., 2d Dist.), filed July 13, 2012

Adjusters Are Not Administrative Employees

Harris v. Superior Court

(Cal. Ct. of App., 2d Dist.), filed July 23, 2012 

Internal Memorandum Did Not Create A Duty

SCC Acquisitions v. Central Pacific Bank

(Cal. Ct. of App., 4th Dist.), filed June 25, 2012 



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Mobilehome Space Subjected To Rent Control 

Freeman v. Vista De Santa Barbara Associates, LP
(Cal. Ct. of App., 2d Dist.), filed July 10, 2012  


Expert Testimony Not Always Necessary

Allgoewer v. City of Tracy
(Cal. Ct. of App., 3d Dist.), filed July 5, 2012  


Employer May Make Chargebacks

Deleon v. Verizon Wireless, LLC
(Cal. Ct. of App., 2d Dist.), filed July 10, 2012   



Compromise Could Create Fee Liability

Wohlgemuth v. Caterpillar Inc.
(Cal. Ct. of App., 5th Dist.), filed July 23, 2012   


Does Not Entitle The Employer To Attorney’s Fees

Arias v. Kardoulias
(Cal. Ct. of App., 2d Dist.), filed July 26, 2012  



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Insureds Have Joint And Several Liability 
Axis Surplus Insurance Company v. Reinoso
(Cal. Ct. of App., 2d Dist.), filed June 26, 2012

A Spouse Seeking Damages For Loss Of Consortium Need Not Have Been Married
Vanhooser v. Superior Court
(Cal. Ct. of App., 2d Dist.), filed June 1, 2012

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