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Ayers v. FCA US, LLC, S284486.

#24-82 Ayers v. FCA US, LLC, S284486. (B315884; 99 Cal.App.5th 1280; Los Angeles County Superior Court; JCCP4884.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal reversed the judgment in a civil action and remanded with directions. The court ordered briefing deferred pending decision in Madrigal v. Hyundai Motor America, S280598 (#23-170), which presents the following issue: Do Code of Civil Procedure section 998’s cost-shifting provisions apply if the parties ultimately negotiate a pre-trial settlement?

Petition for review granted; briefing deferred: 5/15/2024

See the Court of Appeal Opinion.

See the Petition for Review.