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Patterson Flying Serv. v. California Dep't of Pesticide Regulation, F052102

In an action arising from a fine imposed for plaintiff's failure to follow label directions when it made an aerial application of pesticides in violation of Food and Agriculture Code section 12973, denial of a petition for writ of administrative mandamus is affirmed over claims that: 1) administrative proceedings failed to follow the proper procedures; and 2) the commissioner's findings were not supported by substantial evidence.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/27/2008
  • Published 03/27/2008



  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellant:
  • Law Offices of William McPike and William McPike, Shaver Lake, for Plaintiff and Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Attorney General, Tom Greene, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Mary E. Hackenbracht, Assistant Attorney General, Russell B. Hildreth, Deputy Attorney General, for Defendant and Respondent.
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