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Sea Foods Co. Ltd. v. O.M. Foods Co., Ltd., B184687, B190151

In case involving foreign creditor's writ of attachment against a California importer, orders directing defendant-importer to pay plaintiff under its writ of attachment and granting motion to quash service of defendant-importer's fraud suit against plaintiff creditor are reversed as: 1) substantial evidence did not support a trial court's finding that defendant denied the writ of attachment in bad faith; and 2) plaintiff's action against bankrupt subsidiary and its collection efforts against defendant created an implied consent to California jurisdiction for defendant's action against it.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 05/09/2007
  • Published 05/09/2007

Judges

  • CROSKEY, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Reed Smith, James C. Martin and Margaret M. Grignon, San Francisco,;  David L. Prince, Los Angeles;  Jeffer Mangels Butler & Marmaro, Neil C. Erickson and Jessica C. Bromall, Los Angeles, for Plaintiff and Appellant and Objector and Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Loeb & Loeb, Lance N. Jurich and Benjamin R. King, Los Angeles, for Plaintiff and Respondent and Defendant and Respondent.
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