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California Supreme Court hears argument on whether Insurance Code limits UCL lawsuits against insurers
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2013

On May 8, 2013, the California Supreme Court convened to hear oral argument in Zhang v. Superior Court. The case presents the issue of whether


One-sided employment arbitration agreement unconscionable, Court of Appeal rules
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • April 1 2013

In Compton v. Superior Court, the Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, ruled that an arbitration agreement that the employer required an


EEOC to proceed with class action disability discrimination case against UPS
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • January 17 2013

In a ruling that could negatively impact employers, an Illinois federal judge has allowed the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") to


President Obama to abandon recess appointees to the NLRB
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2013

The drama surrounding President Barack Obama's recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") took an unexpected twist this week


Crowdsourced workers: are they employees or independent contractors?
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • 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


Supreme Court considers accrual of statute of limitations in ERISA LTD plan
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • April 16 2013

On April 15, 2013, the United States Supreme Court agreed to review a case involving the question of when the statute of limitations accrues for


Howell rule applies when medical services were paid by Medicare, Court of Appeal concludes
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2013

In Howell v. Hamilton Meats & Provisions, Inc. the California Supreme Court ruled that a plaintiff's recovery of medical damages is limited to the


Sanctions are issued where court determines that special motion to strike was filed for improper purpose
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2013

In Kleveland v. Siegel & Wolensky LLP, 2013 DAR 4961(2013) the California Courts of Appeal for the Fourth Appellate District affirmed the denial of a


Last minute amendment by counsel to augment fee claim rejected by court
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2013

In Duchrow v. Forrest, 2013 DJAR 5534 (2013) the California Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District decided a unique fee claim arising in a


Recent regulatory rulings may provide leverage for insurers
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2013

As recently reported in this blog post, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Gregory Alarcon invalidated the California Department of Insurance's