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A Person Must Qualify As An Insured To Get Uninsured Motorist Coverage
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


A Homeless Person Can Be “Personally” Served At Their Designated UPS Store Address
Sweeting v. Murat
(Cal. Ct. of App., 2d Dist.), filed November 13, 2013




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A Legal Malpractice Action Was “Assignable” Where The Corporate Malpractice Plaintiff Is Acquired

White Mountain Reinsurance Company of America v. Borton Petrini, LLP
(Cal. Ct. of App., 3d Dist.), filed November 26, 2013



Section 128.7 Did Not Authorize Sanctions Against An Arbitration Party’s Attorneys

Optimal Markets, Inc. v. Salant
(Cal. Ct. of App., 6th Dist.), filed November 26, 2013





Pay Attention To Fortune Cookies – At Least Where A Provocative Murder Is Involved

People v. Johnson
(Cal. Ct. of App., 2d Dist.), filed November 19, 2013




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