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Legal Blog 2018-06-25T10:51:14+00:00

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California's Second Appellate District Upholds Trial Court's Order Granting PK Schrieffer LLP's MSJ

On January 31, 2017, the Second Appellate District in Ventura County, California upholds the lower court's order granting summary judgment in favor of PK Schrieffer LLP's client, Jones & Maulding Insurance Agency, in the case entitled Canan v. Jones on the grounds that California law is clear on the issue [...]

February 15th, 2017|Categories: Legal Blogs|

In the Age of Data Mega-Breaches, Delaware Chancery Court Explains Legal Standard for Imposing Oversight Liability on Corporate Directors

December 1, 2016 Paul K. Schrieffer, Esq. P. K. SCHRIEFFER LLP In Reiter v. Fairbank, C.A. No. 11693-CB (Del. Ch. Oct. 18, 2016), the Delaware Court of Chancery recently discussed the standard under Delaware law for imposing oversight liability on corporate directors. The case involved a derivative action by a [...]

December 2nd, 2016|Categories: Legal Blogs|

California Appellate Court Rules Class Certification Appropriate in Wage and Hour Violation Lawsuit

November 30, 2016 Paul K. Schrieffer, Esq. P. K. SCHRIEFFER LLP On November 21, 2016, the California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, Division Four, in a published decision, reversed the Trial Court’s Order decertifying a class in a lawsuit for violations of the California Labor Code. See, Lubin v. [...]

November 30th, 2016|Categories: Legal Blogs|

Employment Handbook Not a Contract By Its Terms

August 24, 2016 Paul K. Schrieffer P. K. SCHRIEFFER LLP The California Court of Appeal, Second District, has refused to enforce an arbitration provision in an employment handbook. The appellate court held that because the company's "welcome letter" to employees stated that the handbook does not constitute an express or [...]

August 24th, 2016|Categories: Legal Blogs|

California Appellate Court Rules Excess Insurer May Sue Primary Insurer for Equitable Subrogation, Even in the Absence of an Underlying Judgment Against the Insured

August 9, 2016 Paul K. Schrieffer P. K. SCHRIEFFER LLP On August 5, 2016, the California Court of Appeal, Second District, Division Four, in a published decision, reversed the trial court’s sustaining of a demurrer brought by defendant Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company, a primary insurer, to a lawsuit brought by [...]

August 24th, 2016|Categories: Legal Blogs|

Important Amendment To California Code Of Civil Procedure Re Deposition Notices and Electronically Stored Information (ESI)

April 26, 2016 Paul K. Schrieffer P. K. SCHRIEFFER LLP Reflecting the ever increasing importance of ESI in litigated matters, the California Legislature, as of January 1, 2016, via Assembly Bill 1197, amended CCP section 2025.220 adding new language in (a)(7) and (8). CCP section 2025.220(a)(7) requires that a party [...]

April 27th, 2016|Categories: Legal Blogs|