One of the simplest ways for a plaintiff involved in a commercial breach of contract claim to increase its chance at recovering damages is to apply for a writ of attachment. California Code of Civil Procedure section 483.010 provides for writs of attachment to be issued where: (1) a claim is based upon a contract; […]

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I see another major law firm has been sued for legal malpractice by a hedge fund manager and a distressed investment firm who claim that their lawyers didn’t advise them about a particular term in a deal involving tens of millions of dollars, if not more.

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Homeowners sued their lenders, creatively claiming that the lender had a separate duty to disclose to each of them the lender’s intent to defraud them on their loans.

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A bankruptcy court recently ruled on what constitutes “goods” that are entitled to a priority administrative claim for their value under § 503(b)(9) of the Bankruptcy Code.

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