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Long-Tail Property Damage Claims 

State of California v. Continental Insurance Company

(Cal. Sup. Ct.), filed August 9, 2012
 


 





Failing To Renew An Employee's Contract 

Touchstone Television Productions v. Superior Court

(Cal. Ct. of App., 2d Dist.), filed August 16, 2012
 








Non-Competition Agreement In An Agreement To Sell A Business  

Fillpoint, LLC v. Maas

(Cal. Ct. of App., 4th Dist.), filed August 24, 2012
 








California No Longer Follows The Common Law "Release Rule" 

Leung v. Verdugo Hills Hospital

(Cal. Sup. Ct.), filed August 23, 2012
 









The Spouse Of A Worker Injured 

LeFiell Manufacturing Co. v. Superior Court

(Cal. Sup. Ct.), filed August 20, 2012 
 








A Witness Qualified As An Expert Established Foundation For His Opinions

Howard Entertainment, Inc. v. Kudrow

(Cal. Ct. of App., 2d Dist.), filed August 22, 2012 
 








Trial Court Found A Plaintiff Was Not Entitled To Certain Discovery 

Diepenbrock v. Brown

(Cal. Ct. of App., 1st Dist.), filed July 31, 2012
 








Arbitrator In Malpractice Case Properly Disclosed Matter

Nemecek & Cole v. Horn

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





 


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Insured Was Entitled To Jury Trial 


Entin v. Superior Court
(Cal. Ct. of App., 2d Dist.), filed August 20, 2012  

 









Choice Of Law Provision Was Not Against Public Policy


Maxim Crane Works v. Tilbury Constructors 
(Cal. Ct. of App., 3d Dist.), filed August 8, 2012  

 










Sums Promised Subject To Anti-Deficiency Statute


Weinstein v. Rocha
(Cal. Ct. of App., 2d Dist.), filed August 1, 2012   

 






 

Advocating Novel Interpretations Of The Law


Fluor Corporation v. Superior Court
(Cal. Ct. of App., 4th Dist.), filed August 30, 2012   

 








Becoming Domestic Partners Requires Certain Specific Acts


Burnham v. California Public Employee's Retirement System
(Cal. Ct. of App., 3d Dist.), filed August 31, 2012  



 

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