California Supreme Court Watch

Apr 03, 2018
#18-51 Stewart v. San Luis Ambulance, Inc., S246255. (9th Cir. No. 15-56943; 878 F.3d 883; Central District of California; No. 2:13-cv-09458-BRO-SS.)

#18-51 Stewart v. San Luis Ambulance, Inc., S246255. (9th Cir. No. 15-56943; 878 F.3d 883; Central District of California; No. 2:13-cv-09458-BRO-SS.) Request under California Rules of Court rule 8.548, that this court decide questions of California law presented in a matter pending in the United

Mar 29, 2018
#18-48 Lawson v. Z.B., N.A., S246711. (D071279, D071376; 18 Cal.App.5th 705; San Diego County Superior Court; 37-2016-00005578-CU-OE-CTL.)

#18-48 Lawson v. Z.B., N.A., S246711. (D071279, D071376; 18 Cal.App.5th 705; San Diego County Superior Court; 37-2016-00005578-CU-OE-CTL.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal granted a petition for peremptory writ of mandate. This case presents the following issue: Does a representative action under the

Mar 21, 2018
#18-42 Wishnev v. Northwestern Mutual Life Ins. Co., S246541. (9th Cir. No. 16-16037; 880 F.3d 493; Northern District of California; No. 15-cv-03797-EMC.)

#18-42 Wishnev v. Northwestern Mutual Life Ins. Co., S246541. (9th Cir. No. 16-16037; 880 F.3d 493; Northern District of California; No. 15-cv-03797-EMC.) Request under California Rules of Court rule 8.548, that this court decide questions of California law presented in a matter pending in the

Mar 07, 2018
#18-40 Southern California Gas Leak Cases, S246669. (B283606; 18 Cal.App.5th 581; Los Angeles County Superior Court; JCCP4861.)

#18-40 Southern California Gas Leak Cases, S246669. (B283606; 18 Cal.App.5th 581; Los Angeles County Superior Court; JCCP4861.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal granted a petition for peremptory writ of mandate. This case presents the following issue: Can a plaintiff who is harmed

Mar 07, 2018
#18-39 Noel v. Thrifty Payless, Inc., S246490. (A143026; 17 Cal.App.5th 1315; Marin County Superior Court; CIV1304712.)

#18-39 Noel v. Thrifty Payless, Inc., S246490. (A143026; 17 Cal.App.5th 1315; Marin County Superior Court; CIV1304712.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed an order denying class certification in a civil action. This case presents the following issue: Must a plaintiff seeking class

Feb 27, 2018
#18-37 Traveler’s Property Casualty Co. of America v. Actavis, Inc., S245867. (G053749; 16 Cal.App.5th 1026; Orange County Superior Court; 30-2014-00746842.)

#18-37 Traveler’s Property Casualty Co. of America v. Actavis, Inc., S245867. (G053749; 16 Cal.App.5th 1026; Orange County Superior Court; 30-2014-00746842.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in a civil action. The court ordered briefing deferred pending decision in Liberty Surplus

Feb 27, 2018
#18-35 Kirzhner v. Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC, S246444. (G052551; 18 Cal.App.5th 453; Orange County Superior Court; 30-2014-00744604.)

#18-35 Kirzhner v. Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC, S246444. (G052551; 18 Cal.App.5th 453; Orange County Superior Court; 30-2014-00744604.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed an order for restitution in a civil action. This case presents the following issue: When a consumer chooses restitution as

Jan 30, 2018
#18-24 San Diegans for Open Government v. Public Facilities Financing Authority of City of San Diego, S245996. (D069751; 16 Cal.App.5th 1273; San Diego County Superior Court; 37-2015-00016536-CU-MC-CTL.)

#18-24 San Diegans for Open Government v. Public Facilities Financing Authority of City of San Diego, S245996. (D069751; 16 Cal.App.5th 1273; San Diego County Superior Court; 37-2015-00016536-CU-MC-CTL.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal reversed the judgment in a civil action. This case presents

Jan 24, 2018
#18-22 Melamed v. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, S245420. (B263095; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC551415.)

#18-22 Melamed v. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, S245420. (B263095; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC551415.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal reversed an order granting a special motion to strike in a civil action. The court ordered briefing deferred pending decision in

Jan 17, 2018
#18-02 Melendez v. San Francisco Baseball Associates LLC, S245607. (A149482; 16 Cal.App.5th 339; San Francisco County Superior Court; CGC13530672, CGC15549146.)

#18-02 Melendez v. San Francisco Baseball Associates LLC, S245607. (A149482; 16 Cal.App.5th 339; San Francisco County Superior Court; CGC13530672, CGC15549146.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal reversed an order denying a motion to compel arbitration in a civil action. The court limited review

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