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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


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 &


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


Attorney fee award is appropriate based on successful forum non conveniens motion
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2010

The California Court of Appeal for the Fourth District recently decided a novel fee question


California Supreme Court again confirms a penalty is not restitution under the UCL
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2010

Recently, we reported on the California Supreme Court’s decision in Clark v. Superior Court (National Western Life Insurance Company), wherein the Court confirmed that the only monetary remedy available under the Unfair Competition Law, Business & Professions Code section 17200 (the “UCL”) is restitution, and that a claim for treble damages is not restitution, nor is the nature of restitution comparable to a penalty


Assignee may pursue claim for indemnification for unreimbursed counsel fees
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2011

In Searles Valley Minerals Operations Inc. v Ralph M. Parson Service Co., 2011 DJDAR 1193 (2011), the Fourth District Court of Appeal decided an interesting contract indemnity case dealing with a fee award


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