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The most important court decisions of the month
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Brinker: Employers Are Not Required To Police

Brinker Restaurant Corp. v. Superior Court

(Cal. Sup. Ct.), filed April 12, 2012
 








A SIR's Satisfaction Triggers Indemnification 

Axis Surplus Insurance Company v. Glencoe Insurance Ltd.

(Cal. Ct. of App., 4th Dist.), filed April 11, 2012 
 







A Statutory Offer To Compromise Made Jointly

Farag v. ArvinMeritor, Inc.

(Cal. Ct. of App., 2d Dist.), filed April 24, 2012 
 









Not Conduct Protected By The Anti-SLAPP Statute

Personal Court Reporters, Inc. v. Rand
 
(Cal. Ct. of App., 2d Dist.), filed April 20, 2012 
 

 







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OTHER CASES OF INTEREST:

 

Needlessly Voluminous Summary Judgment

Cole v. Town of Los Gatos
(Cal. Ct. of App., 6th Dist.), filed April. 27, 2012 

 




Wage And Hours Case Was Payable To The Attorney Absent

Henry M. Lee Law Corporation v. Superior Court
(Cal. Ct. of App., 2d Dist.), filed April 16, 2012 

 





Creditors Were Not Bound By An Arbitration Agreement

Epitech, Inc. v. Kann
(Cal. Ct. of App., 2d Dist.), filed April 16, 2012  

 





Does Not Eliminate A Junior Lienholder’s Right To Sue

Bank of America, N.A. v. Mitchell
(Cal. Ct. of App., 2d Dist.), filed April 10, 2012 

 



 


 

Appeal Filed Only For Purposes Of Delay

Brown v. Wells Fargo Bank, NA
(Cal. Ct. of App. 2d Dist.), filed April 16, 2012 
 


 


Can Be Liable For Manufacturing A Defective Product 

Shields v. Hennessy Industries, Inc.
(Cal. Ct. of App., 1st Dist.), filed April 30, 2012 
 



Church Members Did Not Have A Right To Solicit  

Ralphs Grocery Company v. Missionary Church of the Disciples of Jesus Christ
(Cal. Ct. of App., 2d Dist.), filed April 25, 2012  
 


 

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Partner Roberta Winston Quoted in Claims Journal
April 24, 2012
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Defense Verdict for Sherman Spitz!
April 14, 2012
Orange County Register - Irvine


 

 

Most Read Articles


An Insurer That Failed to Defend
DeWitt v. Monterey Insurance Company
(Cal. Ct. of App., 4th Dist.), filed March 13, 2012 




Statutory Offer can Trigger Cost Award
Bates v. Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital, Inc.
(Cal. Ct. of App., 2d Dist.), filed March 12, 2012
  
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