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Vexatious litigant explains her excess

Angela Underwood May 24, 2017, 7:13am

Wylmina Hettinga, an appellant, said the public would be outraged if what happened to her happen to them.

Twelve-year property sale appeal ends

Angela Underwood May 19, 2017, 7:37am

A petitioner’s appeal regarding the sale of a family home was denied, keeping a 12-year-old battle between exes alive.

$850,000 awarded in liquidated damage clause case

Angela Underwood May 18, 2017, 8:49am

A family feud has ended in a $850,000 settlement between two siblings.

Los Angeles Unified School District faced five lawsuits from same substitute teacher

Angela Underwood May 17, 2017, 6:59pm

Substitute teacher Ronald Anderson Sr.’s several attempts to sue the Los Angeles Unified School District have been frivolous, according to Marcos F. Hernandez, the school district's attorney.

Appeals court awards $1.7 million to former owners of Harley-Davidson motorcycle shop

Angela Underwood May 17, 2017, 6:37pm

The knowledge of credit postponement precludes exoneration, according to a ruling from the California Sixth District Court of Appeal.

Substitute teacher ordered to pay Los Angeles Unified School District's attorney fees

Angela Underwood May 12, 2017, 4:53pm

A substitute teacher who attempted to sue a school district must pay nearly $14,000 in attorney fees for the region’s fight against him.

Much to learn from free speech and internet ruling in Glassdoor case

Angela Underwood May 12, 2017, 3:47pm

There is much to learn from a recent free-speech and internet-based employer review case, according to a New York attorney.

Glassdoor free speech case sets precedent

Angela Underwood May 10, 2017, 9:47am

Precedent has been set for free speech and internet-based employer reviews.

Appeals court demands patient records in investigation into psychiatrist who allegedly overprescribed Adderall

Angela Underwood May 9, 2017, 8:56am

Patient-physician privilege and a patient’s constitutional right to privacy are not necessarily applicable during the investigation of a physician, according to recent ruling out of the California Second District Court of Appeal.

Appellate panel orders superior court to reconsider case against bicycle manufacturer

Angela Underwood May 3, 2017, 9:42pm

The California Sixth Appellate panel of judges is directing a superior court to reconsider a bicycle part manufacturer's motion for a convenient and fair hearing.

Plaintiff ordered to pay $1.79 million in attorney fees over stock purchase dispute

Angela Underwood May 1, 2017, 7:27pm

A plaintiff must pay almost $2 million dollars in attorney fees to the defendant over the absence of fee entitlement in a stock purchase agreement.

Wrongful termination lawsuit against Barnes & Noble moves forward

Angela Underwood May 1, 2017, 7:18pm

A California appeals court has revered a summary judgement in a lawsuit that brands Barnes & Noble for wrongfully terminating an employee who had worked for the company for 23 years.

Defendant ordered to pay more than $2 million in wrongful death suit

Angela Underwood Apr. 27, 2017, 7:32am

A California appeals court recently denied a more than $2 million appeal in a wrongful death suit.