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U.S. Bank National Association v. Bank of America N.A.
United States Second Circuit
Civil Procedure, Banking Law, Contracts
Held that a bank's breach-of-contract lawsuit against another bank should not have been dismissed on timeliness grounds. Also addressed choice‐of‐law...
02/15/2019 16‐3560‐cv
Korman v. Princess Cruise Lines, Ltd.
California Court of Appeal
Admiralty, Civil Procedure, Injury & Tort Law
Affirmed the dismissal of a cruise ship passenger's personal injury complaint against a cruise line company. Held that forum non conveniens applied...
02/14/2019 B290681
Jackson v. Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, Inc.
California Court of Appeal
Civil Procedure
Held that there was no basis to vacate the voluntary dismissal of the plaintiff's discrimination lawsuit, even though California provides a right to...
02/08/2019 A150833
Welsh v. Correct Care, L.L.C.
United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure
Held that a plaintiff should have been allowed to voluntarily dismiss his lawsuit against the Texas Civil Commitment Office without prejudice; the...
02/07/2019 17-11522
Sunrise Financial, LLC v. Superior Court (Overland Direct, Inc.)
California Court of Appeal
Civil Procedure, Judges & Judiciary
Held that defendants did not timely file a motion seeking to disqualify the trial judge based on alleged prejudice against them. Affirmed the denial...
02/07/2019 D073772
Jackson County Bank v. DuSablon
United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law
Dismissed an appeal of a remand order. Also affirmed that the defendant in this employment-related dispute must pay costs and fees for the wrongful...
02/06/2019 18-2809
Rand Resources, LLC v. City of Carson
Supreme Court of California
Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Construction
In an opinion that clarifies the scope of the anti-SLAPP statute, the California Supreme Court held that only certain causes of action here arose from...
02/04/2019 S235735
Jensen v. Jensen
California Court of Appeal
Civil Procedure, Elder Law
Held that California lacked personal jurisdiction over a resident of Utah who was being sued by her sister in a matter involving their elderly mother....
01/24/2019 B289611
Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians v. State of Washington
United States Ninth Circuit
Environmental Law, Indian Law, Civil Procedure
Held that no subject matter jurisdiction existed over a Native American tribe's lawsuit against the State of Washington. Concluded that the tribe had...
01/22/2019 17-35722
Dogan v. Comanche Hills Apartments Inc.
California Court of Appeal
Civil Procedure
Held that the trial court should have furnished an official court reporter for trial at an indigent plaintiff's request. There was no trial transcript...
01/22/2019 D072328

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