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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


Store owner entitled to attorney fee award for successful defense of Disabled Persons Act claim
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • January 14 2013

In Jankey v. Lee, 2012 DJDAR 16809 (2012), the California Supreme Court decided an interesting attorney fee case involving a claim for attorney fees


Physician’s complaint for revocation of medical privileges barred by anti-SLAPP statute
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2012

In Nesson v. Northern Inyo County Local Hospital District, Plaintiff, a radiologist, sued the defendant hospital for breach of contract, breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing, violation of Health and Safety Code section 1278.5, violation of the Unruh Civil Rights Act, and violation of the Fair Employment and Housing Act, after his medical privileges at the hospital had been suspended following a peer review process


Significant insurance bills being considered by California legislature
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2012

California legislators will consider a variety of insurance-related issues before the 2012 legislative session ends on August 31, 2012


Earliest reasonable offer governs cost recovery under Code of Civil Procedure Section 998
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2012

In Martinez v. Brownco Construction Co., 2012 DJDAR 1950 (2012), the California Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District clarified an important issue under the offer of judgment statute, California Code of Civil Procedure (“CCP”) Section 998


Written fee agreement is not required for ordinary probate work
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • September 18 2012

In Estate of Wong, 2012 DJDAR 8873 (2012), the California Court of Appeal for the First Appellate District decided an interesting attorney fee case dealing with the interplay of the Probate Code and Business and Professions (“B&P”) Code Section 6148


Two California appellate court decisions vacate forfeiture of bail bonds
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2013

Two recent decisions by California Courts of Appeal reversed trial court rulings which denied surety company motions to vacate the forfeiture of bail


Bratz litigation has provided fertile grounds for attorney fee disputes
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2013

The Bratz litigation between Mattel and MGA Entertainment has provided fertile grounds for attorney fee disputes. In the latest installment, the


The lack of an enforceable contract does not require denial of attorney fees claim
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2012

In Douglas E. Barnhart Inc. v. CMC Fabricators Inc., 2012 DJDAR 15717 (2012), the California Court of Appeal for the Fourth Appellate District decided a unique and interesting claim for attorney fees arising from the alleged breach of a construction contract