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Ceci n'est pas un contrat

Jun. 12, 2024

The Legislature has not created an evidentiary privilege ...

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Whiplash and Whiplash-Associated Disorder is no joke

Jun. 5, 2024

Many people with whiplash recover in one to three months,...

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Navigating the 'junk fee' crackdown

May 31, 2024

California has banned undisclosed fees across various ser...

By Alejandro Moreno, Skylar Stoudt

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U.S. Supreme Court, Immigration, 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

The ruling reverses two 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decisions and affirms a 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision.


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Litigation firm Frost LLP co-sponsored, along with their client WasteXperts, a sanitation and conservation company that handles recycling for stadiums and ot...


Civil Litigation

Movie ticket seller accused of tacking on junk fees

Jun. 17, 2024
By Antoine Abou-Diwan

The putative class action was filed weeks before a new law prohibiting the imposition of junk fees is set to take effect.


Intellectual Property

They claim it should not have been left up to a jury to decide patent claims relating to a penile implant. Opposing counsel say that's irrelevant to the case.


Labor/Employment, Corporate, Civil Litigation

U.S. District Judge Maxine M. Chesney said she wanted to wait until she decides on Musk's bid to toss the plaintiffs' equitable relief claim under ERISA.


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A government claim filed Thursday states Michelle McGinnis was targeted after she raised concerns about what she claims were politically motivated prosecutio...


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Intuit Inc. has accused H&R Block of hurting its business by advertising misleading price comparisons.


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SVB attorneys clash with FDIC over discovery

Jun. 14, 2024
By Sunidhi Sridhar

The FDIC argues that it has different rights and liabilities as a receiver rather than a corporation, while Silicon Valley Bank argues that the FDIC's initia...


Attorneys for the California-based clinic say an attempt by plaintiffs to include several interstate clinics in the class action would make the case unmanage...


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Alternative Dispute Resolution

The time-honored Japanese tea ceremony, stemming from the era of the samurai, serves as a blueprint for proficient mediation t...


Stepping into the light at the end of the tunnel

Jun. 13, 2024
By Spencer J. Pahlke , Douglas S. Saeltzer

Transforming recovery into a sound financial future requires a relationship of trust with the client and connecting them with ...


Labor/Employment

A license to kill is no solution

Jun. 11, 2024
By Raphael Metzger , James P. Nevin

A proposal to license stone countertop fabrication shops will not prevent silicosis among workers. Artificial stone contains h...



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Construction Site Accident Guadencio Romero and Albert... $7,000,000
Auto v. Motorcycle John Doe v. Jane Doe $5,505,500
Wage and Hour Isaias Vasquez and Linda He... $3,500,000
Auto v. Auto Juan C. Escamilla Toledano ... $1,762,492
Wage and Hour Kevin Murphy v. Fusion Lear... $1,250,000
Breach of Warranty Robert Green, Juan Aispuro,... $1,250,000
Auto v. Auto John Doe v. Roe Driver $1,000,000
Malpractice Doe Widow v. Roe Doctor $900,000
Virginia Martinez v. Cade M... $600,000
Wage and Hour Gabriela Soto Hurtado, indi... $575,000

On the Move

Seagate Technology

Jun. 14, 2024


James Lee as General Counsel in Fremont from Maxar Technologies.

Lee has over two decades of experience and has held key positions at companies and law firms. Before his role at Maxar, Lee spent 15 years at Aramark, a prominent player in the food, facilities, and uniform services industry. During his tenure as deputy GC, he played a crucial role in shaping the company's legal strategy. Before joining Aramark, Lee gained valuable experience during his three-year stint as counsel at O'Melveny & Myers. This was his second time working at the firm. He kickstarted his legal career at O'Melveny in 1995, where he laid the foundation for his future success. In 2000, he transitioned to eConnections, a supply chain software start-up, where he assumed the role of GC and made significant contributions to the company's legal affairs.


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Top Intellectual Property Lawyers 2024

May 22, 2024

Our annual issue honors the top performing intellectual property attorneys working in patent litigation, trademark and copyright.


Daily Appellate Report

Administrative Agencies

Garland v. Cargill

Bump stocks (which aid a shooter in firing a semi-automatic rifle at a rate similar to an automatic rifle) do not transform a rifle into a machine gun under the National Firearms Act


Immigration

Campos-Chaves v. Garland

In absentia removal orders are valid despite initially defective notices so long as a second notice clarifying the time and place of the hearing is properly given.


Bankruptcy, Remedies

United States Trustee v. John Q. Hammons Fall 2006, LLC

Prospective parity was appropriate remedy for short-lived disparity created by unconstitutional bankruptcy fee statute because that was the remedy Congress would have intended had it know...


Municipal Law

The Regents of the University of California v. Superior Court (Parnassus Neighborhood Coalition)

UC Regents' construction plans for hospital were a governmental activity and therefore exempt from local building and zoning ordinances.


Employment Discrimination

DeFries v. Union Pacific Railroad Company

Plaintiff was entitled to equitable tolling where it was ambiguous as to whether his colorblindness was a "reportable health event" under the class definition.