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Chen v. LA Truck Centers, LLC., 240245

Reversed. Plaintiffs brought a tort action against Defendants for a fatal tour bus accident that occurred in Arizona. The parties originally included plaintiffs from China and defendants from Indiana and California. The trial court determined that Indiana law governed the suit. Before trial a settlement was reached with the Indiana defendant. A Motion in Limine was brought to reconsider the choice of law because of the settlement. The Supreme Court held that a settlement did not require the trial to reconsider the choice of law.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2019/07/22

Judges

  • Chin

Court

  • Supreme Court of California

Counsel