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HILLENBRAND, INC. v. INS. CO. OF N. AM.

California Court of Appeal
Insurance Law
Plaintiff is precluded from an award of prejudgment interest where Civil Code section 3291 prejudgment interest is unavailable in insurance bad faith...
10/29/2004 C045011

BLANCHARD v. DIRECTV, INC.

California Court of Appeal
Civil Rights, Class Actions, Communications Law, Constitutional Law, Media Law
Plaintiff's claim, alleging that defendant-cable company's mailing of demand letters was an unfair business practice, is dismissed where it was not...
10/29/2004 B168901

KRUMME v. MERCURY INS. CO.

California Court of Appeal
Consumer Protection Law, Insurance Law
Defendant-insurance company's practice of employing broker-agents who are not appointed agents does not fall within the safe harbor exception of the...
10/29/2004 A103046, A103742

HANDYMAN CONNECTION v. SANDS

California Court of Appeal
Construction, Professional Malpractice
Plaintiff's violations of the Contractors' State License Law, related to the solicitation and obtaining of a contract to perform work in someone's...
10/29/2004 C045644

PEOPLE v. STANDISH

California Court of Appeal
Criminal Law & Procedure
Extension of defendant's preliminary examination past the maximum 10-court-day period, without statutorily-mandated release on his own recognizance,...
10/29/2004 B166344

D'ORSAY INT'L PARTNERS v. SUPERIOR COURT OF LOS ANGELES

California Court of Appeal
Construction, Contracts, Property Law & Real Estate
(Industry: Project Finance)

In a suit for breach of a construction contract, the trial court erred by not releasing a mechanic's lien outright where, for a mechanic's lien to...
10/29/2004 B174411

PEOPLE v. AUSBIE

California Court of Appeal
Criminal Law & Procedure
Defendant's conviction for battery with serious bodily injury is reversed where it is a lesser offense necessarily included in her mayhem conviction.
10/29/2004 F044294

PEOPLE v. NICHOLSON

California Court of Appeal
Criminal Law & Procedure
Defendant's conviction for violation of the escape statute, section 4532, is affirmed where his flight constituted an escape since he was a parolee in...
10/29/2004 A101106

CITY OF BRENTWOOD v. CENT. VALLEY REG'L WATER QUALITY CONTROL BD.

California Court of Appeal
Government Law, Public Utilities
The imposition of $243,000 in mandatory minimum penalties against plaintiff, for violations of the City's wastewater discharge permit, is affirmed.
10/28/2004 A102819

LARIAN v. LARIAN

California Court of Appeal
Contracts, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration, International Trade
Denial of plaintiff's motion to compel arbitration is reversed where there was no evidence of fraud in the inception or execution of the arbitration...
10/28/2004 B171891