California Supreme Court Watch

Mar 09, 2022
Hernandez Flores v. Westlake Services, S272518.

#22-65 Hernandez Flores v. Westlake Services, S272518. (B308288; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC723711.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal reversed an order denying 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?

Petition for review granted; briefing deferred: 3/09/22

Dismissed and remanded to CA 2/3: 7/20/2022

“Review in the above-captioned matter, which was granted and held for Pulliam v. HNL Automotive (2022) 13 Cal.5th 127, is hereby dismissed. (Cal. Rules of Court, rule 8.528(b)(1).)”

See the Court of Appeal Opinion.