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Henson v. C. Overaa & Co.
Date: June 29, 2015
Docket Number: A139966

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs (pipefitter apprentices) claimed that the company violated the Prevailing Wage Law and Shelley-Maloney Apprentice Labor Standards Act of 1939 by hiring construction craft laborer apprentices instead of pipefit...

P. v. Chung
Date: June 29, 2015
Docket Number: B253580N

California v. Vukodinovich
Date: June 29, 2015
Docket Number: C074871

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant Thomas Vukodinovich was the 73-year-old bus driver for Yolo Employment Services, a nonprofit agency providing work activity programs, job training, and job retention for individuals with disabilities, who was e...

Finton Construction, Inc. v. Bidna & Keys, APLC
Date: June 29, 2015
Docket Number: G050093

P. v. Awad
Date: June 29, 2015
Docket Number: G050579

People v. Lopez
Date: June 29, 2015
Docket Number: H040726

Justia Opinion Summary: Lopez was charged with felony possession of methamphetamine; being under the influence of methamphetamine, a misdemeanor; possession of drug paraphernalia, a misdemeanor; and possession of less than 28.5 grams of marijua...

Parrish v. Latham & Watkins
Date: June 26, 2015
Docket Number: B244841A

Justia Opinion Summary: In a prior litigation, FLIR filed suit against their former employees for, among other things, misappropriation of trade secrets. After the former employees prevailed in the underlying action, they obtained a ruling that...

Parrish v. Latham & Watkins
Date: June 26, 2015
Docket Number: B244841B

Justia Opinion Summary: In a prior litigation, FLIR filed suit against their former employees for, among other things, misappropriation of trade secrets. After the former employees prevailed in the underlying action, they obtained a ruling that...

Cifuentes v. Costco Wholesale Corp.
Date: June 26, 2015
Docket Number: B247930

Justia Opinion Summary: Costco withheld federal and state payroll taxes from plaintiff's award for lost wages. The trial court, under Lisec v. United States, ruled that the withholding was improper and denied Costco's motion for acknowledgment...

Hambrick v. Healthcare Partners Med. Grp.
Date: June 26, 2015
Docket Number: B251643

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed a class action against HCP, alleging causes of action for violation of the unfair competition law (UCL), Bus. & Prof. Code, 7200 et seq.; common law fraudulent concealment; and violation of the false adve...

People v. Morris
Date: June 26, 2015
Docket Number: B254910

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his conviction for possession of cocaine base for sale. The court found an error under People v. Sanders because a juror who was excused during defendant's trial was then allowed to testify in the tria...

David v. Medtronic, Inc.
Date: June 26, 2015
Docket Number: B254914M

People v. Newman
Date: June 26, 2015
Docket Number: B255339

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his convictions of robbery, burglary, and two counts of felony false imprisonment arising out of a single incident. The court concluded that there was sufficient evidence to convict defendant of felony...

West v. Arent Fox
Date: June 26, 2015
Docket Number: B255973M

Siskiyou Co. Farm Bureau v. Dept. Fish & Wildlife
Date: June 26, 2015
Docket Number: C073735M

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