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Hernandez v. County of Los Angeles

California Court of Appeal
Constitutional Law, Elections, Government Law
In a matter involving a post-election challenge to Measure R, denial of a petition for writ of mandate is affirmed where the single subject rule does...
09/25/2008 B203097

Kenney v. Purepac Pharm. Co.

California Court of Appeal
Civil Procedure, Drugs & Biotech, Injury & Tort Law, Product Liability
(Industry: Manufacturing)

In a civil action for injury as a result of using the prescription drug metoclopramide manufactured by defendant, demurrer in favor of defendant is...
09/25/2008 F052606

Medrano v. Workers' Comp. Appeals Bd.

California Court of Appeal
Government Benefits, Government Law, Labor & Employment Law, Workers' Compensation
In a workers' compensation matter, decision finding that amount of petitioner's earning from subsequent employment must be subtracted from vocational...
09/25/2008 B202828

Wilkinson v. Zelen

California Court of Appeal
Contracts, Criminal Law & Procedure, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Injury & Tort Law, Professional Malpractice
In the context of legal malpractice actions stemming from an attorney's representation in an underlying criminal trial, a legal malpractice plaintiff...
09/25/2008 B200074

People v. Zepeda

California Court of Appeal
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence
Conviction for murder, attempted murder, assaults with a semiautomatic firearm, and other gang-related charges is affirmed over claims that the trial...
09/25/2008 C054972

Shisler v. Sanfer Sports Cars, Inc.

California Court of Appeal
Attorney's Fees, Civil Procedure, Consumer Protection Law, Transportation
(Industry: Consumer Products)

If a trial court grants a motion to quash service of summons due to lack of personal jurisdiction over a foreign defendant, such court does have...
09/25/2008 H032027

Rael v. Davis

California Court of Appeal
Attorney's Fees, Contracts, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration, Evidence
In a breach-of-contract action, judgment for defendant and denial of defendant's attorney fees are affirmed where: 1) a settlement agreement prepared...
09/24/2008 B197971, B200217

Ass'n for Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs v. County of Los Angeles

California Court of Appeal
Government Law, Labor & Employment Law, Remedies
In a labor action challenging defendant-county's unilateral revision of its policy manual to prohibit deputies from collectively consulting with legal...
09/24/2008 B197611

Borgi v. West Covina Motors, Inc.

California Court of Appeal
Consumer Protection Law, Contracts, Injury & Tort Law, Remedies, Transportation
In a suit alleging concealment, unjust enrichment, false advertising and violation of the Consumers Legal Remedies Act (CLRA) by an auto dealer who...
09/24/2008 B195738

In re Shane G.

California Court of Appeal
Family Law, Government Law, Indian Law, Juvenile Law
Juvenile court judgment terminating parental rights to minor son is affirmed over claims of error that: 1) evidence was insufficient to support the...
09/23/2008 D052632
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