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Contracts

John H. Gomez, a prominent personal injury attorney in San Diego, accused the group of sullying his reputation and said he wil...


Environmental & Energy

The case concerned an application by Hilltop Group Inc. to develop a recycling facility on a parcel of land in San Diego Count...



Contracts

The company said state officials gave preferential treatment to other businesses that missed deliveries of medical supplies fr...


U.S. Supreme Court, Alternative Dispute Resolution

The justices were curious about why the parties are fighting so hard – for three years now – about whether an arbitrator or co...



Civil Litigation

The plaintiff, a fashion designer, claims that Girardi and her assistants, as well as U.S. Secret Service agents and American ...


Litigation & Arbitration

Judge reduces Monsanto damages verdict by $300M

Feb. 29, 2024
By Malcolm Maclachlan

The judge found Monsanto engaged in “highly reprehensible conduct” by intentionally marketing a defective product, but reduced...



Civil Rights

The complaint also alleges that teachers used class time to propagandize against Israel and that parents have reported antisem...


Health Care & Hospital Law

The lawsuit argues that the state’s plan delays reimbursement of COVID testing claims, violating deadlines set by Senate Bill ...



Labor/Employment

“This is a textbook example of attorney-client privilege. It is individual at the company, emailing a lawyer providing informa...


Contracts, Civil Litigation

“Other firms think more is better and think bigger is better. But they have too many cooks in the kitchen,” Michael Friedman s...



Government

Nimish Patel of Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP will serve a four-year term.


Litigation & Arbitration

An appellant’s argument that the arbitrator who oversaw his dispute with his former attorney failed to disclose his own regula...



Civil Litigation

The case concerns the compensation structure used by The Cochran Firm for cases that come through its advertised telephone num...


Judges and Judiciary

Some legal professionals wonder if changes to the Code of Civil Procedure to allow for more alternative methods of service are...



Judges and Judiciary, Government

A district court judge accused federal prosecutors of misleading the 9th Circuit and a magistrate judge to effect the rearrest...


Health Care & Hospital Law

The insurance company faces nearly a dozen similar lawsuits in federal court in California. Keenan began notifying clients of ...



Labor/Employment

The filings are the latest efforts by employers in their battle against plaintiffs’ attorneys who file complaints under PAGA, ...


Government, Criminal

The plaintiffs have not sufficiently proven that there was a widespread practice of sexual assault and exploitation at the pri...



Civil Rights

A jury must decide whether excessive force was used when two Antioch police officers allegedly knelt on the neck and back of a...


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

The city’s attorneys argue that short jail terms for serial violators are not cruel and unusual. The outcome of the case could...



Civil Litigation

$13 million verdict reached in LAUSD sexual abuse case

Feb. 27, 2024
By Douglas Saunders Sr.

The school district had received notice that Daniel Garcia had dated a student at his previously assigned school before being ...


Law Practice, Corporate

Brian D. Paulson regularly advises companies and investment banks on capital market transactions, securities compliance, corpo...



Civil Litigation

The cases come at a pivotal time for the industry, as an aging U.S. population and a generation of nearly 72 million baby boom...


Class Action

"The Public Utilities Code doesn't allow a utility like Edison to delay bill its customers when they have problems internally ...



Antitrust & Trade Reg.

The FTC’s decision to block the deal came as little surprise, but it has the potential to chill merger activity.


Constitutional Law

During oral arguments, several justices expressed sympathy to the technology industry trade group, NetChoice LLC, but others e...



Antitrust & Trade Reg.

U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers warned the parties against filing additional Daubert motions, regarding expert test...


Intellectual Property

Through several court filings in the past two months, Masimo’s counsel argued that since the circuit panel released its opinio...



Environmental & Energy

Edison settles $80M lawsuit over 2017 Thomas Fire

Feb. 27, 2024
By Wisdom Howell

The lawsuit, filed on behalf of the US Forest Service, accused Edison of negligence after investigators determined that Edison...


Civil Rights

Judge Susan Bryant-Deason said the defendant’s motion to disqualify, in the midst of closing arguments after a five-month tria...