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Orange Co. Water Dist. v. The Arnold Engineering Co., G043502

In a public nusiance action arising from groundwater contamination, judgment of the trial court denying defendants' motion to disqualify opposing counsel on the grounds that counsel's contingency fee interest conflicts with the heightened duty of neutrality impose on an attorney prosecuting a public nuisance action for the public's benefit is affirmed, where denial was not abuse of trial court's discretion.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 06/24/2011
  • Published 06/24/2011

Judges

  • ARONSON

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel