SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Auto manufacturer Toyota won an appeal regarding a safety feature in one of its pickup truck models.
California Supreme Court News
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A Saugus, California, woman whose leg was amputated in an accident while snowboarding at Mammoth Mountain Ski Area in Mammoth Lakes is appealing the loss of her lawsuit.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Employers in California must take into account when evaluating pay the time taken to perform certain tasks after clocking out, the state's Supreme Court has ruled.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of California has overturned a San Francisco Superior Court ruling, saying Yelp Inc. doesn’t have to remove certain consumer reviews posted on its website.
District courts divided on whether landmark BMS decision applies to class actions; SCOTUS likely to decide
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Federal district courts are divided on whether a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision on personal jurisdiction is applicable to class actions.
A bill that punishes attorneys who mislead prospective clients passed California's Assembly with no opposition, but the state Senate won't even consider it. So, what happened?
Rhode Island sues over climate change, using similar claims the state Supreme Court has already rejected
R.I. AG Peter Kilmartin better hope Rhode Island courts import California’s concept of public nuisance law, since the last time a Rhode Island AG tried this tactic, over lead paint, the state Supreme Court rejected the claim entirely.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Since last year’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that dealt a blow to forum-shopping personal injury attorneys, companies threatened with sprawling, 50-state litigation have not been forced into defending cases all over the country.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – In a ruling made on March 5, the Supreme Court of California ruled that Heller Ehrman LLP can’t profit from unfinished hourly work that remained after the firm folded.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - The judge overseeing hundreds of lawsuits against opioid manufacturers and distributors ordered both sides to prepare for trials, citing unspecified “barriers” to a global settlement that became apparent after a conference Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A split California Supreme Court has ruled drug maker Novartis can be liable warning labels on the generic version of a drug - even though it did not manufacture it.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – The California Supreme Court has ruled that a church whose parking lot is across the street from the building does not owe a duty of care to a man who was injured while crossing the street.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A Sept. 11 California appeals court decision regarding the Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act (MICRA) found that a longer statute of limitations to the lawsuit of a woman who alleged a trip-and-fall at a health care provider.
Woman's sexual abuse claim against public entity untimely, court rules; Alleged abuse happened nearly 20 years before lawsuit
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A 4-3 decision from the California Supreme Court says a then-34-year-old woman who was allegedly molested in high school waited too long to file her lawsuit against a public entity.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A law firm can't be sued for pursuing a lawsuit in alleged bad faith, as that case had made it past the summary judgment phase, the California Supreme Court has decided.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of California ruled on July 17 that the Medical Board of California did not violate a patients’ rights clause of the state’s constitution when it secured information from the Controlled Substance Utilization Review and Evaluation System (CURES) regarding patients who had been prescribed a controlled substance without a court order allowing the release of the information.
SAN FRANCISCO -- The California Supreme Court ruled July 6 that Encinitas homeowners forfeited their claims when they went ahead with repairs before a final judgment was made in their petition for a permit to rebuild a storm-damaged seawall that protects their homes.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – The California Supreme Court has answered questions posed by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in a case involving the day of rest statutes regarding employment.
In 2011, plaintiff Sharon McGill filed a class action lawsuit against Citibank N.A. based on its marketing of a “credit protector” plan and the handling of a claim. Pursuant to an arbitration provision, Citibank petitioned to compel McGill to arbitrate her claims on an individual basis.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Workers hoping to hit their employer with a class action over meal breaks have been dealt an adverse ruling by a California appeals court.