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Is it prejudgment or postjudgment interest? The conclusion can make a difference
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • February 20 2013

In Lucky United Properties Investments Inc. v. Lee, 2013 DAR 1614 (2013), the California Court of Appeal for the First Appellate District decided


Representations of future tax treatment to induce creation of pension plan are not actionable as a matter of law
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • February 15 2013

The California Fourth District Court of Appeal adopted the principle that: it is inherently unreasonable for any person to rely on a prediction of


You’re out of luck, appellate court tells casino card dealers
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2013

Avidor v. Sutter's Place, Inc., decided January 23, 2013, California Court of Appeal, Sixth Appellate District, involved a class action brought on


California legislature passes insurance-related bills prior to ending 2012 session
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • September 4 2012

The California Legislature’s regular 2012 session ended on August 31


California Supreme Court allows "continuous accrual" doctrine to avoid statute of limitations for "unfair" UCL claim
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • January 24 2013

Seeking to clarify the extent to which the four-year statute of limitations applies to claims under the Unfair Competition Law, Business &


Attorney fee award to debtor is affirmed where creditor's "reasonable reliance" claims have no merit
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2013

In Heritage Pacific Financial LLC v. Machuca, 2012 DJDAR 16803 (2012), the US Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the Ninth Circuit decided an interesting


Du two - Ninth Circuit backs off on controversial duty to settle decision
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2012

In June 2012, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision in Du v. Allstate Insurance Company that asserted a liability insurer must “effectuate” or initiate a settlement within policy limits after liability has become reasonably clear


Tripartite attorney-client relationship arises when insurer hires law firm to prosecute action on behalf of its insured
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • January 17 2013

It is well settled that a tripartite attorney-client relationship arises when an insurer retains counsel to defend an action against its insured. As


Failure to engage in mandatory contractual mediation bars fee claim
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • July 3 2012

In Cullen v. Corwin, 2012 DJDAR 7533 (2012), the Third District Court of Appeal decided a unique attorney fee case arising under a standard form real estate purchase contract


Federal judge approves $11 million consent decree to resolve discrimination suit
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2012

A Chicago transportation company will pay $11 million to end a racial harassment and discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”), the agency has reported