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Denial of class certification as to alleged wage and hour violations affirmed by Court of Appeal
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • March 25 2013

In Daily v. Sears, the Fourth Appellate District, Division One, affirmed the trial court's granting of the defendant's motion to preclude class


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


Attorneys' fees reduce ERISA plan's recovery from common fund
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • April 16 2013

The United States Supreme Court ruled today that absent an express provision to the contrary, the amount an ERISA plan can recover from a plan


Court interprets settlement agreement to allow for fee recovery
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • May 28 2013

In Khavarian Enterprises Inc. v. Commline Inc.,2013 DJDAR 6107 (2013) the California Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District overruled the


NLRB will ask Supreme Court to affirm board members
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2013

The National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") announced today that it would ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review a federal court ruling that


Startups - deferred payment models for legal fees
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2013

In our "Startup Blog" series, How to Select New Counsel and Manage Legal Fees, we have been discussing the early stages of how to hire a lawyer for


Obamacare’s whistleblower protections go into effect
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2013

Though President Obama and Congress established broad requirements in the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), they tasked federal agencies with


Recovery from dissolved corporation's liability insurer barred by foreign survival statute
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2013

The recent case of Greb v. Diamond International Corp. highlights the need for dissolved corporations and their insurers to consider the survival


Who is an employee and who is an independent contractor under the employer mandate provisions of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)?
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • February 27 2013

As we have written in this space in the past, whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor can have many consequences. The


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 &