For those employers who had all but given up hope of receiving relief from the courts, the California Supreme Court recently provided a glimmer of hope with its holding in Duran v. U.S. Bank.

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If you have ever purchased or sold a home, or seen a medical doctor, no doubt you were presented with a proposed written agreement, possibly on a preprinted form, that contained an arbitration provision.

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Employers Beware – Potential Liability for Serving Alcohol at Holiday Parties

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emotional distress damages avaialble to pet owners

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California courts have narrowed an employer’s ability to restrict employee activities after termination.

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Court rules that arbitrators need not live in splendid isolation!

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Can the selection of a roommate give rise to a legal claim for discrimination? The Ninth Circuit recently weighed in.

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Corporate employers with employees located outside California will have to decide whether to agree to send any out-of-state employees to California for future Person Most Qualified/Knowledgeable depositions.

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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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The new California Rules of Court have eliminated the requirement that paper copies of non-California authorities be lodged with the court when cited in a brief or memorandum.

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The obligations of counsel at trial and misconduct in ignoring the motion in limine ordered by the trial court have recently been clarified by the Court of Appeal.

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The Supreme Court held that it is unlawful to terminate an employee who made oral complaints about his employment, the anti-retaliation statute applies both to written and oral complaints.

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