California Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals News

Court affirms ruling in anti-SLAPP whistleblower case

By Erianne Leatherman | Mar 28, 2018

SANTA ANA – A court has upheld an order of the Superior Court of Orange County in a whistleblower case regarding alleged Medicare fraud.

4th District Court of Appeals hears religious discrimination case

By Angela Underwood | Jan 11, 2018

California's 4th District Court of Appeals affirmed, reversed and remanded a religious discrimination appeal.

Promissory note security classification ruling called limited in scope

By Carrie Salls | Mar 3, 2017

SAN JOSE – The California Court of Appeals, in a Feb. 16 ruling, held that a promissory note did not qualify as a security under two legal tests. However, Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP partner Keith Paul Bishop said the ruling in People v. Black “is limited to the particular facts presented.”

California Supreme Court ruling sets new precedent for parking tickets

By Kristin Regula | Dec 11, 2016

LOS ANGELES -- A new ruling by the California Supreme Court has brought a hard-won victory to the people of Los Angeles.      

California appellate court rules excess judgment not required for equitable subrogation

By Joe Dyton | Dec 2, 2016

SAN DIEGO -- The California Court of Appeals recently ruled that an insurance carrier could move forward with an equitable subrogation claim against a primary carrier without a judgment after a film industry worker was injured on a movie set.

California Supreme Court ruling in medical negligence cases has far reaching effect

By Dee Thompson | Nov 26, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO -- A recent California Supreme Court court ruling has broken new ground when it comes to the interpretation of the statute of limitations regarding medical negligence lawsuits.

Appeals court upholds Orange County's disqualifying of judge

By Seth Sandronsky | Nov 15, 2016

California Code of Civil Procedures section 170.6 provides an opportunity for a litigant, either defendant or plaintiff, to remove a judge from a case with no proof of bias and prejudice.

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