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After-Acquired Evidence Was Admissible In A Discrimination Case
 
Horne v. International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, District Council 16
(Cal. Ct. of App., 1st Dist.), filed December 3, 2013









 


The Sophisticated User Doctrine Requires Awareness Of The Particular Risk That Caused Injury
 
Buckner v. Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation
(Cal. Ct. of App., 5th Dist.), filed December 20, 2013







 

 

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A Hiring Decision Was Potentially Protected Activity


Hunter v. CBS Broadcasting, Inc.
(Cal. Ct. of App., 2d Dist.), filed November 18, 2013

 

 




California Is Not A Proper Workers’ Compensation Forum for A Professional Athlete Who Only Played One Game In The State


Federal Insurance Company v. Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board
(Cal. Ct. of App., 2d Dist.), filed December 3, 2013

 

 




Only Special Damages Were Recoverable


Kalpoe v. Superior Court
(Cal. Ct. of App., 2d Dist.), filed December 17, 2013

 






 

 

 

A Dismissal Request Can Start The Clock Running For An Appeal


Dattani v. Lee
(Cal. Ct. of App., 1st Dist.), filed December 19, 2013

 

 




A Challenge To A Judge Was Untimely


Fry v. Superior Court
(Cal. Ct. of App., 2d Dist.), filed December 9, 2013



 

 



 

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Berendes v. Farmers Insurance Exchange
(Cal. Ct. of App., 3d Dist.), filed November 18, 2013




Evidence Was Properly Admitted
Leal v. Mansour
(Cal. Ct. of App., 2d Dist.), filed Oct. 30, 2013
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