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October 8, 2013

Wise v. DLA Piper LLP (US) (2013) 220 Cal.App.4th 1180

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Download Publication The Fourth District holds a legal malpractice plaintiff must prove an underlying judgment is collectible to establish a cause of action.  Further, the evidence to establish this must not be speculative. DLA Piper obtained a judgment for its clients Dennis Wise and Joan Macfarlane (“Wise”) against William Cheng.  Wise was advised the judgment […]

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March 9, 2006

Hecht, Solberg, Robinson, Goldberg & Bagley v. Superior Court (Panther) (2006) 137 C.A. 4th579

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Download Publication The Fourth District holds that a legal malpractice plaintiff’s burden to show collectibility of a judgment against the underlying defendant mandates discovery of the underlying defendant’s financial information. Hecht, Solberg, Robinson, Goldberg & Bagley, LLP represented James Panther in a real estate transaction.  After Panther settled a legal malpractice action against Hecht he […]

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June 20, 2002

Garretson v. Miller (2002) 99 Cal.App.4th 563

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Download Publication The Third District holds that a Plaintiff’s burden to demonstrate that an underlying judgment was collectible includes a showing that the underlying defendants could satisfy all or a portion of an underlying judgment. Monica Garretson was injured in the course of her employment for Dr. Ronald Ask.  She received an electrical shock one […]

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