California Court of Appeal - March 2019 Opinion Summaries

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In re Marriage of Brooks

California Court of Appeal
Family Law
In a marital dissolution action, addressed how to apportion certain stock appreciation. The issue involved stock in a business that the husband...
03/27/2019 H043467

People v. Wilson

California Court of Appeal
Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed a conviction for lewd acts against a child. Held that it was harmless error for the trial court to admit an expert's testimony that only a...
03/27/2019 A150500

Farmers and Merchants Trust Co. v. Vanetik

California Court of Appeal
Securities Law, Oil and Gas Law
Upheld a jury's finding that an investor was defrauded by an oil exploration company, which used his investment only to pay off preexisting debts....
03/27/2019 G053688

Johnson v. Raytheon Co. Inc.

California Court of Appeal
Injury & Tort Law, Labor & Employment Law
Held that an independent contractor's employee who was seriously injured on the job could not proceed with a negligence lawsuit against the prime...
03/27/2019 B281411

Valdez v. Seidner-Miller, Inc.

California Court of Appeal
Consumer Protection Law
Revived an automobile lessee's lawsuit against a car dealership. Held that the dealership did not make a timely and appropriate offer to correct the...
03/27/2019 B281003

People v. Eddy

California Court of Appeal
Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that a defendant had an absolute right to insist that his counsel refrain from admitting guilt, even when counsel's experience-based view was...
03/26/2019 C085091

In re Hernandez

California Court of Appeal
Habeas Corpus, Immigration Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Granted a petition for habeas corpus filed by a woman who pleaded guilty to a drug-trafficking charge. Held that her appointed trial counsel should...
03/26/2019 G054623

Olson v. Hornbrook Community Services District

California Court of Appeal
Government Law, Water Law
Revived claims that a California water district unreasonably limited public comment on certain agenda items, among other things. Reversed a dismissal...
03/26/2019 C084494

Last Frontier Healthcare District v. Superior Court (Harper)

California Court of Appeal
Health Law, Injury & Tort Law
Held that a medical malpractice plaintiff could not proceed with her claim against a surgeon at a public hospital. She did not timely comply with the...
03/26/2019 C087953

People v. Castellano

California Court of Appeal
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed a drug conviction but remanded to give the defendant an opportunity to present evidence demonstrating his inability to pay the fines and fees...
03/26/2019 B286317