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California Court of Appeal - December 2018 Opinion Summaries


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Rymel v. Save Mart Supermarkets, Inc.

California Court of Appeal
Dispute Resolution & Arbitration, Labor & Employment Law
Affirmed the denial of a supermarket chain's motion to compel arbitration of three employees' claims. The issue concerned whether alleged violations...
12/31/2018 C085863

Olive v. General Nutrition Centers, Inc.

California Court of Appeal
Attorney's Fees, Media Law, Injury & Tort Law
On rehearing, held that a professional model and actor was not entitled to recover his attorney fees after being awarded damages against an advertiser...
12/27/2018 B279490

San Diego Unified School District v. Yee

California Court of Appeal
Constitutional Law, Education Law
Held that school districts' constitutional challenge to certain California school funding statutes was barred by the statute of limitations. Affirmed...
12/27/2018 D072894

Etcheson v. FCA US LLC

California Court of Appeal
Attorney's Fees, Consumer Protection Law
Held that the trial court improperly reduced the amount of attorney fees to which vehicle purchasers were entitled after prevailing in a lemon law...
12/27/2018 D072793

In re Thomas

California Court of Appeal
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
Denied an inmate's petition for habeas corpus challenging his conviction of active participation in a criminal street gang. He contended that a gang...
12/27/2018 E069454

People v. Meraz

California Court of Appeal
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed murder convictions arising out of a gang-related shooting but remanded for sentencing reasons, on reconsideration following transfer of the...
12/27/2018 B245657

People v. Vasquez

California Court of Appeal
Criminal Law & Procedure
On rehearing, reversed a second-degree murder conviction in a case where a victim was beaten to death. Held that the trial judge should have...
12/27/2018 B281178

People v. Hamilton

California Court of Appeal
Workers' Compensation, Criminal Law & Procedure
Reversed a former U.S. Postal Service employee's conviction of fraudulently obtaining workers' compensation benefits. The California insurance fraud...
12/21/2018 D073034

Modacure v. B&B Vehicle Processing, Inc.

California Court of Appeal
Constitutional Law, Government Law, Debt Collection
Reinstated a vehicle owner's claims that she was denied due process and equal protection when her car was towed and sold due to hundreds of dollars in...
12/21/2018 A151799

Howard v. Goldbloom

California Court of Appeal
Corp. Governance, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration, Labor & Employment Law
Held that a former company president did not have to arbitrate his claims that the CEO and others wrongfully diluted his interest in the high-tech...
12/21/2018 A154298
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