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Crowdsourced workers: are they employees or independent contractors?

  • Barger & Wolen LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 18 2013

What happens when modern innovations in the workforce (made possible by the advent of the internet) collide with traditional concepts of employment

There can only be one prevailing party under Civil Code Section 1717

  • Barger & Wolen LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 6 2012

In Frog Creek Partners LLC v. Vance Brown Inc., 2012 DJDAR 6905 (2012), the California Court of Appeal for the First Appellate District decided a novel prevailing party case under Civil Code Section 1717

HP Inkjet Printer Litigation: fee award fails to comply with provisions of the Class Action Fairness Act

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

In In re: HP Inkjet Printer Litigation, 2013 DJDAR 6149 (2013) the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the approval of an attorney's fee award

California court dismisses ucl claim over fiji water

  • Barger & Wolen LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 30 2011

Sometimes a green drop is just a green drop

Finding that an anti-SLAPP motion is frivolous justifies fee award

  • Barger & Wolen LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 26 2010

In Baharian-Mehr v. Glenn Smith, et. al. 2010 DJDAR 15946 (2010) the Fourth District of the California Court of Appeal, held that the special motion to strike procedure set forth in CCP 425.16 was not applicable to a business dispute

Attorney fee award is appropriate based on successful forum non conveniens motion

  • Barger & Wolen LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 15 2010

The California Court of Appeal for the Fourth District recently decided a novel fee question

Unfair Competition Law cases still occupy numerous spaces on the California Supreme Court's docket

  • Barger & Wolen LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 4 2010

In November 2004, the voters of California passed Proposition 64, which was intended to rein in certain abuses in and bring some clarity to the Unfair Competition Law, California Business & Professions Code sections 17200 et. seq. (“the UCL”

California Supreme Court again confirms a penalty is not restitution under the UCL

  • Barger & Wolen LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 21 2010

Recently, we reported on the California Supreme Court’s decision in Clark v. Superior Court (National Western Life Insurance Company), wherein the Court confirmed that the only monetary remedy available under the Unfair Competition Law, Business & Professions Code section 17200 (the “UCL”) is restitution, and that a claim for treble damages is not restitution, nor is the nature of restitution comparable to a penalty

We may need a lawyer for that - typical legal needs for a startup

  • Barger & Wolen LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 18 2012

At some point when an idea grows into a business opportunity you will need a lawyer

Award of attorney fees under the automobile sale finance act upheld by court of appeal

  • Barger & Wolen LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 20 2010

In Nelson v. Pearson Ford Co., D054369 (July 15, 2010), the Fourth Appellate District upheld the trial court’s judgment awarding attorney fees to plaintiff class representative under the Automobile Sale Finance Act (“ASFA”), and denied costs to defendant in its claim under California Code of Civil Procedure Section 998