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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


Award of attorney fees under the automobile sale finance act upheld by court of appeal
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson 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


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 &


HP Inkjet Printer Litigation: fee award fails to comply with provisions of the Class Action Fairness Act
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • 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


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


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


Hiring a lawyer for your startup - big firm or small firm?
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2012

As we continue our startup blog series, How to Select New Counsel and Manage Legal Fees, we focus on law firm size in the process of hiring an attorney


There can only be one prevailing party under Civil Code Section 1717
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • 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


We may need a lawyer for that - typical legal needs for a startup
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2012

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


"Principal place of business" defined by Supreme Court in Hertz Corp vs. Melinda Friend
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2010

In a decision closely watched by multi-state corporations, including those in the insurance industry, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that a company’s “principal place of business” is where “a corporation’s officers direct, control, and coordinate the corporation’s activities.”