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Misrepresentations Justify Summary Judgment Ruling
Hadjat v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company 
(Cal. Ct. of App., 2d Dist.), filed October 19, 2012 

Expert's Declaration Contained Sufficient Detail 

Garrett v. Howmedica Osteonics Corporation
(Cal. Ct. of App., 2d Dist.), filed November 27, 2012 


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Agent Or An Independent Contractor

Monarrez v. Automobile Club of Southern California
(Cal. Ct. of App., 2d Dist.), filed November 20, 2012 


Proving Settlement Value

Filbin v. Fitzgerald
(Cal. Ct. of App., 1st Dist.), filed November 20, 2012 


A Homeowner Seeking To Bring A Construction Defects Claim

Darling v. Superior Court
(Cal. Ct. of App., 1st Dist.), filed November 16, 2012 

Lost Profits Need Not Be Proved

Sargon Enterprises, Inc. v. University of Southern California
(Cal. Sup. Ct.), filed November 26, 2012 


The Honest Belief Defense

Richey v. AutoNation, Inc.
(Cal. Ct. of App., 2d Dist.), filed November 13, 2012 

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Orange County

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Orange County

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S. F. Bay Area

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San Diego

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An Insurer Must Show Prejudice
Henderson v. Farmers Group, Inc.
(Cal. Ct. of App., 2d Dist.), filed October 24, 2012

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