Appellate Update

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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Appellate Update – January 3, 2022

Arbitration This is a case of first impression decided under California’s Automatic Renewal Law (ARL) (Bus. & Prof. Code §§17600 et seq.). Notices on the “Start my trial” screens of…
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