Day: April 23, 2021

Procedural Posture
Business

Procedural Posture

Class action plaintiff (borrower) sued defendant federal savings and loan association (lender) in the Contra Costa County Superior Court, California. The borrower’s causes of action under Cal. Civ. Code § 2943(c)(6) and Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code § 17200 were dismissed on grounds of preemption and summary judgment was granted the lender on the remaining […]

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Procedural Posture
Business

Procedural Posture

Petitioner insurer requested a writ of mandate, seeking to overturn a respondent court’s decision, which denied petitioner’s request for punitive damages and attorney’s fees and which sustained the insureds’ demurrer on petitioner’s claim for tortious breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing. Overview Petitioner insurer issued a policy providing earthquake coverage to […]

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Procedural Posture
Legal

Procedural Posture

Appellant sellers sought review of a jury verdict entered in the Superior Court of Los Angeles County (California), which awarded respondent buyers damages for fraud and breach of contract, plus punitive damages, in their cross-complaint filed against appellants regarding a dispute over appellants’ duty to guaranty the rent of two tenants. Overview Appellant sellers built […]

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