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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 &


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


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


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


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


Finding that an anti-SLAPP motion is frivolous justifies fee award
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2010

In Baharian-Mehr v. Glenn Smith, et. al. 2010 DJDAR 15946 (2010) the Fourth District of the California Court of Appeal, held that the special motion to strike procedure set forth in CCP 425.16 was not applicable to a business dispute


California court dismisses ucl claim over fiji water
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • May 30 2011

Sometimes a green drop is just a green drop


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


"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.”


Unfair Competition Law cases still occupy numerous spaces on the California Supreme Court's docket
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2010

In November 2004, the voters of California passed Proposition 64, which was intended to rein in certain abuses in and bring some clarity to the Unfair Competition Law, California Business & Professions Code sections 17200 et. seq. (“the UCL”