Description Date Docket #
San Diego Unified Port District v. California Coastal Commission (Sunroad Marina Partners, LP)
California Court of Appeal
Property Law & Real Estate, Construction
Held that the California Coastal Commission did not act contrary to law in refusing to certify the San Diego Unified Port District's proposed master...
10/01/2018 D072954
Westsiders Opposed to Overdevelopment v. City of Los Angeles (Philena Properties, L.P.)
California Court of Appeal
Property Law & Real Estate, Construction
Held that the City of Los Angeles did not act unlawfully when it amended its General Plan to change the land use designation of a five-acre...
10/01/2018 B285458
Findleton v. Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians
California Court of Appeal
Construction, Indian Law, Attorney's Fees
Affirmed that a construction contractor was entitled to recover attorney fees he incurred in seeking to enforce his right to arbitrate a claim that an...
09/25/2018 A150444
Allied Concrete and Supply Co. v. Baker
United States Ninth Circuit
Construction, Transportation, Labor & Employment Law
Held that California did not violate the Equal Protection Clause when it adopted a 2015 amendment that conferred prevailing-wage protections on...
09/20/2018 16-56546
Board of Trustees of Glazing Health and Welfare Trust v. Chambers
United States Ninth Circuit
Construction, ERISA, Labor & Employment Law
Held that a 2015 Nevada statute designed to protect construction general contractors from certain claims was not preempted by ERISA. A group of labor...
09/04/2018 16-15588
Narragansett Indian Tribe v. Rhode Island Department of Transportation
United States First Circuit
Construction, Government Law, Indian Law
Affirmed the dismissal of an Indian tribe's complaint against federal and Rhode Island agencies concerning a highway bridge reconstruction. The tribe...
08/30/2018 17-1951
Branches Neighborhood Corp. v. CalAtlantic Group, Inc.
California Court of Appeal
Construction, Property Law & Real Estate, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration
Upheld an arbitrator's decision in favor of a builder in a dispute with a community association over alleged defects in construction. The association,...
08/24/2018 G055201
City of Morgan Hill v. Bushey
Supreme Court of California
Elections, Property Law & Real Estate, Construction
Remanded for further proceedings to address whether a citizens group could put a referendum on a local ballot to challenge a zoning ordinance...
08/23/2018 S243042
City of Ventura v. City of Moorpark
California Court of Appeal
Government Law, Environmental Law, Construction
Reversing in part, affirming in part, and remanding the case of a dispute between California cities regarding a Malibu beach restoration project that...
06/12/2018 B282466
Von Becelaere Ventures LLC v. Zenovic
California Court of Appeal
Civil Procedure, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration, Construction
Affirming the trial court determination that the owner of a construction business waived his right to compel arbitration by filing a separate...
06/06/2018 D072620

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