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Higgins v. Superior Court of Los Angeles, B187818

A petition for a writ of mandate challenging an order compelling siblings, who appeared in an episode of the television program "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition," to arbitrate most of their claims against various entities involved with the production and broadcast of the program is granted where an arbitration clause contained in a written agreement they executed before the program was broadcast was unconscionable.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 06/27/2006
  • Published 06/27/2006


  • RUBIN, J.


  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellant:
  • Mesisca, Riley & Kreitenberg, Patrick A. Mesisca, Jr., Dennis P. Riley and Mike N. Vo, Los Angeles, for Petitioners., Christensen, Miller, Fink, Jacobs, Glaser, Weil & Shapiro, Patricia L. Glaser, Mark L. Block, Los Angeles, and Jeffrey D. Dermer for Real Parties in Interest.

  • For Appellees:
  • No appearance for Respondent.

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