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Iqbal v. Ziadeh
Date: March 24, 2017
Docket Number: C075203
Bonome v. City of Riverside
Date: March 24, 2017
Docket Number: E064925
Farrar v. Direct Commerce, Inc.  
Date: March 23, 2017
Docket Number: A146944

Justia Opinion Summary: Farrar was hired by Direct Commerce as its vice-president of business development and negotiated an employment agreement set forth in a six-page offer letter detailing her compensation, additional bonus structure, and st...

Colyear v. Rolling Hills Community Assn. etc.
Date: March 23, 2017
Docket Number: B270396M
California v. Riddles  
Date: March 23, 2017
Docket Number: D069419

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant-appellant John Riddles pled guilty to one count of workers' compensation insurance fraud. His conviction grew out of his application for workers' compensation insurance, which fraudulently represented that a nu...

California v. Van Orden  
Date: March 23, 2017
Docket Number: E066432

Justia Opinion Summary: This case involved the interplay between two criminal law statutes: Penal Code section 490.2 (petty theft) and Vehicle Code section 10851 (unlawful taking or driving a vehicle). Defendant Charles Van Orden appealed the t...

Lindsey v. Conteh  
Date: March 23, 2017
Docket Number: G052016

Justia Opinion Summary: The issue this case presented for the Court of Appeals’ review centered on the propriety of a discovery referee’s order imposing $100,000 in discovery sanctions against defendants Alieu B. M. Conteh (Conteh), Odessa Capi...

People v. Bunyard  
Date: March 22, 2017
Docket Number: F071846

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant petitioned to have his felony conviction for second degree burglary, Pen. Code, 49, redesignated as misdemeanor shoplifting, and for resentencing. The trial court concluded that defendant's conviction did not q...

Fiduciary Trust International of California v. Klein  
Date: March 21, 2017
Docket Number: A144558

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2015, the court of appeal upheld the probate court’s decision to grant the petition of Alexander Hughes, the sole noncontingent trust beneficiary (and trustor Mark Hughes’ only child), to suspend and remove trustees d...

Coyne v. City and County of San Francisco  
Date: March 21, 2017
Docket Number: A145044

Justia Opinion Summary: Two trial courts invalidated San Francisco ordinances increasing the relocation assistance payments property owners owe their tenants under the Ellis Act, Gov. Code 7060, finding the ordinances facially preempted by the...

Emerald Aero v. Kaplan
Date: March 21, 2017
Docket Number: D070579M
Gerard v. Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center  
Date: March 21, 2017
Docket Number: G048039A

Justia Opinion Summary: Three health care workers sued their hospital employer in a putative class and private attorney general enforcement action for alleged Labor Code violations and related claims. In this appeal, their primary complaint was...

Gerard v. Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center
Date: March 21, 2017
Docket Number: G048039B
People v. Antolin  
Date: March 20, 2017
Docket Number: A147075

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2013, jury convicted defendant of possession of methamphetamine for sale. The trial court found defendant had three prior narcotics sales convictions and sentenced defendant to 11 years in county jail pursuant to for...

P. v. Profitt
Date: March 20, 2017
Docket Number: A147278M
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