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Vitatech International will only get original settlement amount in contract dispute, court rules

Dee Thompson Nov. 7, 2017, 8:16am

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – The California 4th District Court of Appeal, Division 3 has reversed and remanded a trial court’s judgment in a contract dispute in which the plaintiff wanted four times the agreed-upon settlement amount because the defendants allegedly didn’t pay the lower amount by the designated date.

Appellate court reverses attorney fee award in sex abuse case involving Boy Scouts

Dee Thompson Oct. 24, 2017, 9:46am

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) -- An appeals court has reversed a lower court’s award of attorneys fees to the defendants in a case of sexual abuse brought by a former Boy Scout whose initial complaint was dismissed.

Two wrongful termination claims against UC San Diego reinstated

Olivia Olsen Oct. 11, 2017, 1:22pm

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – A California appellate court recently overruled a lower court's decision to grant summary judgment against a woman suing the University of California San Diego for wrongful termination, though it did order several of her claims dismissed.

California court denies stay of court proceedings in construction site damages case

David Hutton Oct. 3, 2017, 10:52am

The California Court of Appeals's Fourth Appellate District, Division Three, granted in part and denied in part a petition for writ of supersedeas.

Appellate court orders San Diego Union Tribune carriers' $10M award to be recalculated

John Severance Sep. 12, 2017, 12:17pm

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – The California Court of Appeal, Fourth District has affirmed most of a ruling in favor of delivery drivers of the San Diego Union Tribune in an employee classification case, but has asked the trial court to recalculate damages and attorneys fees.

Lawsuit against Calif. health care center going to arbitration because of previous agreements

Dee Thompson Sep. 5, 2017, 9:33am

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – A case from the San Diego County Superior Court alleging elder abuse will go to arbitration, the California 4th District Court of Appeal has ruled.

California appeal court sides with defendants in product liability case against The Raymond Co.

David Hutton Jul. 31, 2017, 3:30pm

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – California’s 4th District Court of Appeal has overturned a grant of summary judgment in a product liability case.

Court rules that late response to homeowner's letter allowed Right to Repair Act case to proceed

Charmaine Little Apr. 4, 2017, 12:14pm

A recent case in the 4th District Court of Appeals in California has possibly set the precedent for the legal relationship between homeowners and builders.