Description Date Docket #
Travelers Property Casualty Co. v. Engel Insulation, Inc.
California Court of Appeal
Insurance Law, Construction
Held that insurers could not sue a construction subcontractor to recover attorney fees and costs incurred in defending developers in a prior...
11/30/2018 C085753
Acosta v. Hensel Phelps Construction Co.
United States Fifth Circuit
Labor & Employment Law, Construction
Held that the U.S. Secretary of Labor has authority under the OSHA statute to issue a citation to a general contractor at a multi-employer...
11/26/2018 17-60543
Hart v. Keenan Properties
California Court of Appeal
Construction, Product Liability, Injury & Tort Law
Reversed a $1.6 million jury verdict in an individual's asbestos-related personal injury lawsuit. Held that there was no admissible evidence that the...
11/19/2018 A152692
SI 59 LLC v. Variel Warner Ventures, LLC
California Court of Appeal
Contracts, Property Law & Real Estate, Construction
Affirmed the dismissal of a property owner's negligence, breach of contract, and other claims arising out of a building construction dispute.
11/15/2018 B285086
Contractors' State Licensing Board v. Superior Court (Black Diamond Electric, Inc.)
California Court of Appeal
Government Law, Construction
Held that an electrical contractor could not proceed with its lawsuit challenging a state licensing board's disciplinary decision, because the...
10/29/2018 A154476
Raam Construction, Inc. v. Occupational Safety and Health Appeals Board
California Court of Appeal
Held that a general building contractor did not file a timely court challenge to a citation issued by government inspectors who found a safety...
10/25/2018 A149734
Save Our Heritage Organization v. City of San Diego
California Court of Appeal
Environmental Law, Construction
Upheld the City of San Diego's decision to approve an environmental impact report addendum for an urban park project. Affirmed the denial of a citizen...
10/24/2018 D073064
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

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