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September 30, 2014

Hernandez v. Siegel (2014) 230 Cal.App.4th 165

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Download Publication The First District holds attorneys representing a plaintiff in a successful employment discrimination lawsuit are entitled to interest accrued on fees and costs awarded by the court.  Nimachia Hernandez retained attorneys Dan Siegel and Ann Weills to represent her in an employment discrimination lawsuit.  The fee agreement provided attorneys would be paid the […]

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September 30, 2014

Hernandez v. Siegel (2014) 230 Cal.App.4th 165

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The First District holds attorneys representing a plaintiff in a successful employment discrimination lawsuit are entitled to interest accrued on fees and costs awarded by the court.  Nimachia Hernandez retained attorneys Dan Siegel and Ann Weills to represent her in an employment discrimination lawsuit.  The fee agreement provided attorneys would be paid the greater of […]

July 22, 2014

Moua v. Pittulo, Howington, Barker & Abernathy, LLP (2014) 174 Cal.Rptr.3d 662

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The Second District holds that a client cannot establish causation when, against her attorney’s advice, she rejects a settlement offer.   Although Lilas Moua and Alex Ng participated in a traditional Hmong marriage ceremony; lived together as husband and wife; had two children; and created and filed numerous documents and tax returns as a married couple, […]

July 22, 2014

Moua v. Pittulo, Howington, Barker & Abernathy, LLP (2014) 174 Cal.Rptr.3d 662

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Download Publication The Second District holds that a client cannot establish causation when, against her attorney’s advice, she rejects a settlement offer.   Although Lilas Moua and Alex Ng participated in a traditional Hmong marriage ceremony; lived together as husband and wife; had two children; and created and filed numerous documents and tax returns as a […]

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July 18, 2014

Schultze v. Chandler (2014) 765 F.3d 945

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The Ninth Circuit holds the bankruptcy court has jurisdiction over a legal malpractice action against an attorney for an unsecured creditors’ committee, and the attorney did not owe a duty of care to individual committee members.  Plaintiffs Richard Schultze, Lorenze Zunino, Robert Bechetti, and Richard Questoni (Schultze) were investors in Colusa Mushroom, Inc., which filed […]

July 18, 2014

Schultze v. Chandler (2014) 765 F.3d 945

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Download Publication The Ninth Circuit holds the bankruptcy court has jurisdiction over a legal malpractice action against an attorney for an unsecured creditors’ committee, and the attorney did not owe a duty of care to individual committee members.  Plaintiffs Richard Schultze, Lorenze Zunino, Robert Bechetti, and Richard Questoni (Schultze) were investors in Colusa Mushroom, Inc., […]

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June 4, 2014

Burton v Infinity Capital Management, (2014) 753 F.3d 954

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The Ninth Circuit holds an attorney who prepares an order to show cause for a judge’s signature is not entitled to absolute quasi-judicial immunity.  Freddy Joe Burton retained Jan Paul Koch to file a lawsuit after a bicycle accident. Burton granted Valley Hospital Medical Center a lien on his recovery; Valley Hospital sold its receivable […]

June 4, 2014

Burton v Infinity Capital Management, (2014) 753 F.3d 954

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Download Publication The Ninth Circuit holds an attorney who prepares an order to show cause for a judge’s signature is not entitled to absolute quasi-judicial immunity. Freddy Joe Burton retained Jan Paul Koch to file a lawsuit after a bicycle accident. Burton granted Valley Hospital Medical Center a lien on his recovery; Valley Hospital sold […]

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April 4, 2014

Roger Cleveland Golf Company, Inc. v. Krane & Smith, APC, (2014) 225 Cal.App.4th 660

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Download Publication The Second District holds California Code of Civil Procedure § 340.6 does not apply to malicious prosecution claims against an attorney. Krane & Smith, LLC, Marc Smith, and Ralph Loeb (“Attorneys”) represented Sportsmark in litigation against Roger Cleveland Golf Company, Inc. Sportsmark filed a breach of contract complaint when RCG did not renew […]

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April 4, 2014

Roger Cleveland Golf Company, Inc. v. Krane & Smith, APC, (2014) 225 Cal.App.4th 660

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The Second District holds California Code of Civil Procedure § 340.6 does not apply to malicious prosecution claims against an attorney. Krane & Smith, LLC, Marc Smith, and Ralph Loeb (“Attorneys”) represented Sportsmark in litigation against Roger Cleveland Golf Company, Inc. Sportsmark filed a breach of contract complaint when RCG did not renew its distributorship […]