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California Court of Appeal again finds no stacking of liability policy limits

  • Barger & Wolen LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 14 2013

Nearly two years ago, the California Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District issued a decision that upheld the concept of horizontal

Senator introduces bill to freeze NLRB decisions

  • Barger & Wolen LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 1 2013

Hundreds of National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") actions, many of which make it easier for workers to unionize, would be frozen or invalidated

No disability discrimination where employee cannot competently perform job, Ninth Circuit holds

  • Barger & Wolen LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2013

In Lawler v. Montblac North American LLC, the plaintiff, Cynthia Lawler, a store manager at a boutique retail store, was diagnosed with psoriatic

Prevailing party attorney fee award is granted based on successful affirmative defense raised in answer

  • Barger & Wolen LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 11 2013

In Windsor Pacific LLC v. Samwood Co. Inc., 2013 DJDAR 1292 (2013), the California Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District decided a novel

Federal appeals court strikes down President Obama’s NLRB appointments

  • Barger & Wolen LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 28 2013

In a decision that could have an enormous impact on employers, a federal appeals court has ruled that President Barrack Obama violated the

Court denies attorneys' fees in Herbalife Estate case

  • Barger & Wolen LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 7 2013

A San Francisco appeals court has rejected a law firm's attempt to recover $3 million billed on a trust matter on the grounds that the work did not

DOL issues Obamacare self-compliance checklists for employers

  • Barger & Wolen LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 11 2013

The Department of Labor has issued a "self-compliance tool," (complete with a handy checklist) to help employers operating group health plans comply

California Court of Appeal opinions uphold class settlements over claims of objectors

  • Barger & Wolen LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 11 2010

In a pair of decisions published this month by two separate Districts of the California Court of Appeal, the appellate panels upheld class action settlements and rejected numerous claims asserted by objectors

California Supreme Court precludes pass-on defense in Clayton Act claim and finds standing under the UCL

  • Barger & Wolen LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 12 2010

The Supreme Court of California today issued its decision in Clayworth v. Pfizer, Inc., addressing issues raised under California’s antitrust statute, The Clayton Act, and California’s Unfair Competition Law (“UCL”

Supreme Court upholds San Francisco health care plan requiring employer contributions

  • Barger & Wolen LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 7 2010

On June 28, 2010, the United States Supreme Court announced that it would not hear a challenge to San Francisco's universal health care program filed by the Golden Gate Restaurant Association