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People v. Zepeda  
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: A146679

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was the Minor’s stepfather. Minor was 10-11 years old when he began sexually abusing her. Minor said defendant abused her approximately twice a week. Defendant spoke with police detectives after being read his...

Winslett v. 1811 27th Avenue, LLC  
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: A146932

Justia Opinion Summary: Winslett sued her former landlord after he failed to make repairs to her apartment and filed an unlawful detainer action against her. Landlord responded with an anti-SLAPP (Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation,...

Post Foods, LLC v. Superior Court
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: B284057M
Hall v. Dept. of Motor Vehicles
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: D072278
Powell v. Tagami
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: D072566
In re Avignone
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: D074231
Lacagnina v. Comprehend Systems
Date: August 14, 2018
Docket Number: A147559M
Center for Biological Diversity v. Department of Conservation  
Date: August 14, 2018
Docket Number: A149896

Justia Opinion Summary: The Center sought a writ of mandate directing the California Department of Conservation, Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources to order the immediate closure of oil and gas wells injecting fluids into certain un...

Heidary v. Superior Court  
Date: August 14, 2018
Docket Number: E068607

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner Peyman Heidary (Heidary) allegedly owned and oversaw a network of medical clinics to generate fraudulent billings to workers’ compensation and insurance carriers. A non-attorney, he also allegedly controlled t...

Jackpot Harvesting Co. v. Superior Court  
Date: August 14, 2018
Docket Number: H044764

Justia Opinion Summary: Labor Code section 226.2, effective January 1, 2016, addresses the compensation of piece-rate employees for rest and recovery periods and other nonproductive time on the job (rest/NP time). Subdivision (b) provides a saf...

Hass v. RhodyCo Productions  
Date: August 13, 2018
Docket Number: A142418

Justia Opinion Summary: After crossing the finish line at the 2011 Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Half Marathon, Hass suffered a cardiac arrest and died. Hass’s wife and his minor children filed a wrongful death action, alleging that race-affi...

California Department of Industrial Relations v. AC Transit  
Date: August 13, 2018
Docket Number: A142799

Justia Opinion Summary: AC operates transit buses in and around Alameda County. Bus routes range from 15 minutes to over an hour, with a small recovery time scheduled at the end of each route, which may not be available depending on whether the...

California v. Nuno  
Date: August 13, 2018
Docket Number: D072152

Justia Opinion Summary: Rudolfo Nuno hit a person with his car, causing serious injuries. He drove a few blocks away and called 911 to report the incident. He was later charged with assault with a deadly weapon, battery with serious bodily inju...

Monster Energy Co. v. Schechter  
Date: August 13, 2018
Docket Number: E066267

Justia Opinion Summary: Richard Fournier and Wendy Crossland (collectively, the Fourniers) filed an action (the Fournier case) against Monster Energy Company (Monster) and a related defendant. The Fourniers were represented by the R. Rex Parris...

Ehret v. WinCo Foods, LLC  
Date: August 13, 2018
Docket Number: E067575

Justia Opinion Summary: Employees of WinCo Foods, LLC and/or WinCo Holdings, Inc. (collectively WinCo) were undisputedly subject to a collective bargaining agreement which purported to provide that an employee who worked a shift of less than si...

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