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COLLINS v. STATE DEPT. OF TRANSP., C041238

Code of Civil Procedure section 437c, a summary judgment statute that authorizes a court to award "reasonable expenses" as a sanction, does not allow a court to award, as a sanction, attorney's fees incurred by the party to whom sanctions will be paid.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 12/24/2003
  • Published 12/24/2003

Judges

  • SIMS, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  •  Bruce A. Behrens, Chief Counsel, Brelend C. Gowan, Deputy Chief Counsel, Richard A. Wehe, Assistant Chief Counsel, Gary A. Geren, El Dorado Hills, and Kevin M. Corrington, Sacramento, for Defendant and Appellant., Law Offices of Tony J. Tanke and Tony J. Tanke;  Law Offices of Joseph W. Carcione, Jr. and Joseph W. Carcione, Jr., Gerald K. Okimoto, Stephen J. Purtill, Redwood City, and Gary W. Dolinski, San Diego, for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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