California Supreme Court Watch

May 11, 2022
#22-131 Melendez v. Westlake Services, S273414.

#22-131 Melendez v. Westlake Services, S273414. (B306976; 74 Cal.App.5th 586; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC722737.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed an order awarding attorney fees, costs, expenses, and prejudgment interest in a civil action. The court ordered briefing deferred pending decision in Pulliam v. HNL Automotive, S267576 (#21-205), which presents the following issue: Does the word “recovery” as used in the Holder Rule (16 C.F.R. § 433.2) include attorney fees?

Review granted; briefing deferred: 5/11/2022

See the Court of Appeal Opinion.