California Supreme Court Watch

Aug 31, 2017
#17-262 Heimlich v. Shivji, S243029. (H042641; 12 Cal.App.5th 152; Santa Clara County Superior Court; CV231939.)

#17-262 Heimlich v. Shivji, S243029. (H042641; 12 Cal.App.5th 152; Santa Clara County Superior Court; CV231939.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal reversed an order denying a motion for costs. This case presents the following issue: When a party to an arbitration proceeding makes an offer of compromise pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure section 998 and obtains a result in the arbitration more favorable to it than that offer, how, when, and from whom does that party request costs as provided under section 998?

Review granted: 8/23/2017

See the California Court of Appeal opinion