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Sela v. Medical Board of Cal.
Date: May 28, 2015
Docket Number: B253860

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner appealed the denial of his petition for writ of mandate, seeking to set aside the Board's decision rejecting petitioner's request for early termination of the probationary restrictions on his medical license....

Greene v. Bank of America
Date: May 28, 2015
Docket Number: B258021M

Save Our Heritage Org. v. City of San Diego
Date: May 28, 2015
Docket Number: D063992

Justia Opinion Summary: Balboa Park, a large urban park created on pueblo lands almost 150 years ago, included as its central core the buildings and plazas designed and constructed for the 1915 Panama-California Exposition, and the adjoining bu...

Harley-Davidson v. Franchise Tax Bd.
Date: May 28, 2015
Docket Number: D064241

Justia Opinion Summary: Harley-Davidson, Inc. and several of its subsidiaries sued the Franchise Tax Board for a tax refund. The trial court sustained the Board's demurrer to Harley-Davidson's commerce clause challenge to Revenue and Taxation C...

Verdugo v. Alliantgroup
Date: May 28, 2015
Docket Number: G049139

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff-appellant Rachel Verdugo appealed an order granting a motion to stay based on a forum selection clause in her employment agreement with defendant-respondent Alliantgroup, L.P. The clause designated Harris Count...

Cosentino v. Fuller
Date: May 28, 2015
Docket Numbers: G050923, G050923A

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff-appellant Benedict Cosentino appealed an order that dismissed his claims against defendants-respondents Stella Fuller, John R. Magee, Jason P. Maldonado, William R. Ramos, and Robert B. Vargas based on the sove...

Cosentino v. Fuller
Date: May 28, 2015
Docket Number: G050923A

People v. Walker
Date: May 27, 2015
Docket Number: B251600

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his conviction for felony possession of marijuana for sale. The superior court declined to instruct the jury that it could instead convict defendant of the lesser included offense of simple possession...

Garcia v. Super. Ct.
Date: May 27, 2015
Docket Number: B257054M

Animal Protection & Rescue League v. City of San Diego
Date: May 27, 2015
Docket Number: D065178

Justia Opinion Summary: In November 2012, respondents Animal Protection and Rescue League, Friends of the Seals, Ellen Shively, Deborah Saracini, Shannon Player, Robb Meade, Marilies Schoepflin, Dorota Valli, and Jerry Horna (collectively "APRL...

City and County of S.F. v. PCF Acquisitionco
Date: May 26, 2015
Docket Number: A139836

Kumaraperu v. Feldsted
Date: May 26, 2015
Docket Number: B253978

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit alleging that her attorneys negligently advised her to draw a check on an account that she owned but on which she was not a signatory and deposit the funds into another account she owned. Plaintiff a...

Higgins-Williams v. Sutter Medical Found.
Date: May 26, 2015
Docket Number: C073677

Justia Opinion Summary: In September 2007, defendant Sutter Medical Foundation hired plaintiff Michaelin Higgins-Williams as a clinical assistant in Sutter's Shared Services Department. In June 2010, plaintiff reported to her treating physician...

Quantification Settlement Agreement Cases
Date: May 26, 2015
Docket Number: C074592

Vector Resources, Inc. v. Baker
Date: May 26, 2015
Docket Number: D065224

Justia Opinion Summary: The Department of Industrial Relations determined that plaintiff Vector Resources, Inc. failed to pay the appropriate prevailing wages to its workers on a public works project for the San Diego Unified School District. T...

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