Appellate Update

Appellate Court Update for November 2022

Arbitration In this case, Kail DeLeon sued his former employer, Aerotek, Inc. and Juanita’s Foods. The parties had an arbitration agreement. The Superior Court granted defendants’ motion to compel arbitration.…
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Appellate Court Update for October 2022

Trusts and estates “Personal property” as used in Probate Code §850 does not mean communications and documents from the administration of a temporary conservatorship estate. Section 850 is not to…
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Appellate Court Update for August 2022

Arbitration Agreement An employee signed an arbitration agreement with his employer, Cisco. Subsequently, the employee filed a discrimination claim with the Department. After investigation, the Department brought suit against Cisco.…
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Appellate Court Update 3/31

Mendoza v. Trans Valley Transport Docket no. H044372 (Sixth Appellate District) Opinion Date: March 1, 2022 Arbitration agreements, enforceability Plaintiff applied for a job as a truck driver. Does not…
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Appellate Court Update for February 15, 2022

Kirk v. Ratner Docket: B309880(Second Appellate District) Opinion Date: February 10, 2022 Preliminary orders by arbitrator not subject to vacature. Arbitrator issued preliminary injunction prohibiting parties from revealing confidential information. Kirk filed…
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New Laws of 2022

NEW LAWS OF INTEREST TO LAWYERS: CIVIL ACTIONS/DECEDENTS: SB 447 (Laird) amends Code of Civil Procedure §377.34 to allow the personal representative of a deceased plaintiff to recover damages for…
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